Broadcast and Watch Live Video on Facebook with
Justin.tv is the largest online community for people to broadcast, watch and interact
around live video.
Justin.tv is the leading live video site on the Web, enabling users to create real-time
connections with others around the world. Recently they have announced you can
broadcast and watch live video from Facebook.
Their “Live” Facebook application allows you to broadcast live video to the world with
just a few clicks. You can produce and stream your very own live content, then send it
out to Facebook and Justin.tv. “Live” gets your friends in on the action by letting them
know what you’re up to through status updates, sharing capabilities and news feed links
to your broadcast.
Login to Facebook and search for justin.tv,
Click on Applications,
Click on Live (by Justin.tv),
Click on <Go to Application>,
Click on the Broadcast tab,
Click on <Allow>,
Add Live as a Tab
From your profile page,
Click on the plus (+) symbol, then click on Live,
Refresh your page then you will see the Live tab has been added to your profile page,
The Live application by Justin.tv can now be accessed any time from your tabs,
Broadcast Live Video
To broadcast live video to the world click on the Broadcast tab,
Then click on Click To Broadcast,
Give your Broadcast a title, then click on <Okay>,
When the Adobe Flash Player Settings pop-up displays, click on <Allow> to allow this
application to access your camera,
You should now see yourself on your screen.. if you don’t then your webcam isn’t setup
Click on <Start Broadcast> to go live to the world straight away,
Watching Live Video
To watch live video being broadcast click on the Watch tab,
Click on one of the channel selectors displayed in the ribbon of screenshots to watch the
The channels from the live video streams are currently being broadcast by your Facebook
friends, members of your Facebook networks, and a random selection of featured live
video directly from Justin.tv.
Currently you can’t add channels to your channel selector.. but Justin.tv will be
implementing that feature soon.
If you want to view a broadcast that is not in your channel selector, you will need to
obtain the Live URL of that channel open it in a browser.
During a broadcast you can email or tweet to your friends the URL to your live feed.. so
they can watch your broadcast,
Once your friends open the URL in a browser they can see your broadcast live, even if
they aren’t signed into Facebook,
The chat box is shared by all users of the Live application. You can talk with people
watching any channel, share links to interesting video, chat with your friends, and tell
everyone about your own broadcasts on Live.
To access the chat functionality click on the Justin.TV link, which will take you to
From there you can chat to other people.. viewers of your broadcast don’t need to be
logged in to talk in the channel,
This application is very straight forward and integrates well with Facebook and does the
job of streaming live video well.
As the internet evolves towards more real time, so too will the development of real time
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