For iPhone users, Facebook has started testing its live video streaming service in December last year and rolled out to all iOS owners last month, and today, it has announced that the social network is planning to push the same live video streaming feature into Android devices as well, starting next week.
Considering that almost 50% of audiance watching live videos using Android devices, so Facebook decided to bring the streaming to Android now.
How it works!
According to the company,
“People in more than 30 countries can share live video via iOS. You can discover live videos from your friends and public figures you follow right in News Feed. While watching a live video, you can tap the Subscribe button to get notified the next time the broadcaster goes live“.
Facebook’s live streaming will allow users share a live feed from the phone’s camera module by tapping the ‘Update Status’ and by selecting the ‘Live Video’ icon on their Android devices.
With more countries to follow soon, Facebook live video for Android update will go live next week starting the United States. For iOS users, Facebook’s live video streaming feature will continue to roll, and to many more users as well as Pages in other regions around the world in the next few upcoming weeks.