Live stream to Facebook profile

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Live stream your Riverside recording session to your Facebook Timeline profile to reach a broader audience. You can also live stream to a Facebook page, Facebook group or Facebook Live Video Event.

Who: Host and Producers
Plan: Standard, Pro, and Riverside for Business
Device: Computer Browser

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Step by step

  1. Log in to your Riverside account.
  2. In the ☰ menu on the left, hover over the Studio, and click ••• [the three dots].
  3. Click Go to Studio.
  4. On the Lobby page, enter your details and click Join Studio.
  1. At the top of the Studio, click Live Stream off.
  2. Under Stream to social, click the facebook-circle.svg Facebook icon.
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  3. In the Connect your Facebook account pop-up, choose Facebook profile.
    To stream to Facebook, your Facebook account must be at least 60 days old.
  4. Click Continue with Facebook.
  5. Log in to Facebook.
  6. Click connect.
  7. Under Connect your Facebook profile, choose the profile to connect to Riverside.
  8. Click Got it.
  9. Click Go live to start the live stream.
    It may take around 30 seconds for the video to appear on Facebook.
  10. After you go live, ensure that your the permissions on your post are set for the right audience:
    1. In another tab, log into your Facebook account.
    2. Go to your profile.
    3. On the top corner of your live stream post, click the three dots to open the menu.
    4. Click Edit post.
    5. At the top of the post, under your name, click the current audience (i.e. Only me, Friends, Public).
      If you want to receive messages from people watching the live stream on your Facebook profile, you must set the Facebook post to Public.
    6. Select the correct audience.
    7. Click Done.

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