How To Create A Private Facebook Live

Your Quick Answer:

To create a Facebook Live video, start the Live and change the audience settings to “Specific friends”, and select whom you want to show the Live.

To Live stream in a private Facebook group, first create a group and during creation, make the group private and start the Live.

You can do your Facebook page Live privately by changing the audience settings to “Only Me” or “Specific friends”. 

You can Live stream on Facebook without 1000 subscribers because Facebook does not have a subscriber requirement for Live streaming.

Can Facebook Live Be Broadcasted Privately?

It is possible to privately broadcast a Facebook Live video, limiting the audience to specific people or groups. When starting a Facebook Live broadcast, you can select the audience for the video by choosing either “Public,” “Friends,” “Friends except…” or “Specific friends.”

Choosing “Specific friends” allows you to choose who can view the video by adding individual Facebook friends or groups to the list. Only those in the selected audience can see the video while it’s Live and after it ends.

It’s important to note that Facebook Live videos can be shared, and if someone shares a private video, it may become available to a broader audience than intended.

How to Create Private Facebook Live:

To create a private Facebook Live video, follow these steps:

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: Log in to your Facebook and start Live

First, open the Facebook app and log in to your account with the credentials; now, you must start the Facebook Live video.

You can do it from the homepage of Facebook, or you can go to your Facebook profile page and start the Live. To do it from the Facebook homepage, click on the blank space where you post anything on Facebook, and you can see the Live button.

Log in to your Facebook

If you want to start it from the Facebook profile page, click on the Three lines from the top right corner of the homepage, click on your profile picture, and when you enter your profile page, scroll down, and you can see the Live button there.

Step 2: Start Facebook Live and change the audience

Now click the “Live” button to start a new Facebook Live video. In the “Live Video” section, click the gear icon next to “To:”.

Start Facebook Live and change the audience

You can see a lot of settings there; select “Specific friends” from the list of options. Enter the names of the people or groups you want to invite to watch your private Facebook Live video.

Click on public
Seelct friend

Step 3: Save the changes and start the Live

Once you select your audience, click the “Save” button to confirm the changes.

Seelct friend except

Click “Go Live” to begin your private Facebook Live video. When you start your video, you can see only the friends you selected watching you, not the others.

Click Start Live Video

Facebook Live MAKER [ For Group]:

You can use online tools like Facebook Live Maker, where:

You can enter the Facebook Group ID in the given box and click the “Start Live” option.

Choose the Group to Start With and the Facebook LIVE will be started, and you can select specific friends to watch it.

Facebook Live MAKER

How to Livestream in a Private Facebook Group:

Follow the below steps:

Step 1: Open Facebook on your desktop and go to Groups

Open your Chrome browser and search for Facebook Go to the official Facebook webpage and log in to your account with your credentials. Once you log in, the Facebook homepage will be opened here; on the website, you can see a list containing many options; click on Groups.

Click on Group

Step 2: Create a new Facebook group

Once you click on Groups, you will be directed to a new page where you can join many groups and create a group from the left top side by clicking on the “+ Create Group” option.

Click on Create New Group

After clicking on that option, you have to feel some details like giving the name of the group, adding people, and most importantly, selecting privacy; if you make a private group, then only the selected people can see the group’s content otherwise anyone present on Facebook can see the group’s content.

Step 3: Go for Facebook Live privately

Once the group is created, you can see the posting section below the group’s cover photo. You can see the Live Video option; click on it to start the Live video.

Click on Live

Before going Live, ensure that you have granted Facebook permission to access your camera and microphone. While streaming Live, you can share your thoughts, experiences, or information with your private Facebook Group members.

Click on Go Live

When you’re done, click the “Finish” button to end the Livestream. The video will be saved on your Facebook Group’s page for members to watch later.

Frequently Asked Questions:

1. How do I make my Facebook page Live privately?

To make your Facebook Live video private, follow these steps:

Log in to your Facebook account and go to your Facebook page and click on the “Publishing Tools” tab at the top of the page, and from the “Video Library” option in the left-hand menu, click on the “Live” button at the top of the page to start a new Facebook Live video.

Here change the privacy to “Only Me”, and once you have selected “Only Me”, click on the “Go Live” button to start your private Facebook Live video.

After completing your Facebook Live video, it will be saved to your page’s video library, where you can delete it or make it public later. It’s important to note that when you choose the “Only Me” option, no one else can see the video, even after it has ended, so you must change the privacy settings to share the video with others.

2. Can I Live stream without 1000 subscribers?

You can Live stream on Facebook even if you don’t have 1000 subscribers. Facebook doesn’t have a subscriber requirement for Live streaming, so anyone with a Facebook account can go Live on the platform.

However, if you want to Live stream on a Facebook Page, you need to be an admin of that page or have permission from the page admin. Additionally, Facebook may have other requirements for Live streaming, such as meeting specific community standards or guidelines.

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