There"s a lot of great nội dung to watch on Facebook Live. Learn how to watch it on both PC và mobile.

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Facebook Live is the social network"s live đoạn phim platform. It allows you lớn broadcast live lớn your family, friends, & followers, with the footage streaming on your News Feed.

The nội dung you can find on Facebook Live is diverse. There"s plenty of creative, funny, & thought-provoking footage worth watching. So, here"s how lớn watch Facebook Live on both desktop & mobile.


(Warning: Facebook Live has been used to lớn stream homicide, sexual assault, & suicide. And while it"s rare, we recommend monitoring what your children are watching.)

Why Is Facebook Live So Popular?

Facebook Live has been accessible for some users since mid-2016, becoming available lớn everyone in January 2017. Today, it is integrated as part of the larger Facebook Watch.

The platform has quickly grown in popularity, & it"s not hard khổng lồ see why.

On average, live videos enjoy six times more engagement than regular videos. Facebook Live videos get 10 times more comments than regular videos. Users watch Facebook Live videos for three times as long as uploaded videos.

This all means that one out of every five new Facebook videos is now a live broadcast & live videos rack up billions of views per day.

So if you want khổng lồ tune in yourself, here"s how...


How to Watch Facebook Live via the News Feed

If someone with whom you have a connection on Facebook (such as a friend, page, group, or celebrity you"re following) decides lớn stream on Facebook Live, their video will appear in your News Feed.

However, it"s not a particularly satisfactory way of finding content. The method relies on a few variables:


You need some form of Facebook relationship with the person or entity. Facebook"s algorithms have khổng lồ opt lớn show you the clip in your feed. You need lớn be on Facebook at the exact moment that the other person is filming.

How to lớn Watch Facebook Live on Desktop

If you want a more efficient way of tuning into Facebook Live videos from your desktop, you have two options available to lớn you.

1. Use the Navigation Panel


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The most common way of accessing Facebook Live videos is to lớn use the dedicated links in the navigation panel on the left-hand side of the Facebook News Feed. You may need to lớn click on See More lớn reveal it.


Clicking the link will take you straight to the Live section of Facebook Watch. Scroll down the page to find sections for popular live videos, live news, & live gaming.

2. Use the URL

You can save time and head straight lớn the Facebook Live page from anywhere on the web by entering the service"s URL in your browser"s address bar. The URL is facebook.com/watch/live. It will take you khổng lồ the same page as using the navigation bar method described above.

Sadly, you can no longer see a Facebook Live map. You used to be able to find nearby broadcasts thanks to xanh dots on a bản đồ of your local region, but Facebook killed the feature in June 2019, citing "low usage".


How khổng lồ Watch Facebook Live on Android


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If you want to lớn watch Facebook Live on your android device, you can once again turn lớn your News Feed or use the dedicated link.

To find the dedicated link, xuất hiện Facebook and follow the instructions below:

Tap on the More tab (three horizontal lines) in the upper-right corner of the app. In the new menu, select See more. Scroll down and tap on Live Videos. Choose the clip you want lớn watch.

How to Watch Facebook Live on iOS

The process for watching Facebook Live videos on ios is broadly the same as on Android.

Follow these steps khổng lồ get started:

open the Facebook app. Tap on the More tab in the lower-right corner. Scroll down và tap on Live Videos. Choose the đoạn phim you want khổng lồ watch.

Other Ways to Find Facebook Live Videos

If you can"t find what you"re looking for using the Live đoạn phim links as described above, there are a few other ways you can find Facebook Live videos to lớn watch.

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Enable Live video Notifications


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One of the best ways to lớn make sure you never miss a live stream from someone you follow is to enable live video clip notifications.

To turn on notifications for Facebook Live, click on the small arrow in the upper-right corner of your Facebook homescreen, then head lớn Settings and Privacy > Settings > Notifications > Video và flip the toggle into the On position.


Perform the reverse steps if you want to turn off Facebook Live notifications.

Use Hashtags

Facebook Live streamers have adopted the #live hashtag to indicate when they are on air. Of course, not every live streamer uses it, but it"s a good way to find specific videos.

You can search for the hashtag using the search bar at the vị trí cao nhất of the homescreen on the desktop. You can even append other words, for example, #live Fortnite would bring up videos of people playing the game.

Ask People to nói qua Facebook Live Videos With You

Like all nội dung on Facebook, there is an internal Share button that you can use to mô tả the content with other users.

If your friends have similar interests, tell them to mô tả Facebook Live videos with you whenever they find something worthwhile.

How khổng lồ Watch Old Facebook Live Videos

When someone finishes recording a Facebook Live video, they can save the nội dung and showroom it to their profile for posterity (though the person recording can disable the feature).

This means that you can scroll back through a person"s timeline và find old Facebook Live videos. When you click on an old video, all of their other old broadcasts will automatically load into a single playlist which you can then browse.


Warning: You May Find Adult nội dung on Facebook Live

Facebook Live does occasionally play host lớn adult or inappropriate videos, including pornography, violence, và other unsavory content.

Some of it is unplanned and can be filed in the "perils of live TV" category. However, some of it very much is planned & is actively advertised in the darkest corners of the web.

Naturally, Facebook"s terms và conditions vì chưng not permit videos of this nature, but because it"s live, it"s incredibly hard lớn filter out in advance. There"s no way for you to lớn preemptively block adult videos.

Luckily, the content only represents a tiny fraction of the 3,000 years" worth of đoạn clip watched every day, so you would have khổng lồ be very unlucky lớn stumble onto it by accident. Nonetheless, it"s important khổng lồ realize that there is a risk of finding adult content on Facebook Live.

If you"re on the hunt for all types of videos on Facebook, not just the live variety, check out this guide detailing how to find videos on Facebook.


Other Ways lớn Watch Live Streams Online

Facebook Live is just one of a growing number of services that allow regular people around the world to lớn stream their content to the masses. Kiểm tra out Twitch if you want an alternative.