February 23, 2021
Facebook Live

Facebook Live Chat, Joint Video Streams Debut

Facebook Live now includes an ability to chat privately and offers joint video streams, furthering the feature’s capabilities for better user experience…

Facebook is making it easier to connect with others during live video broadcasts. Its popular live streaming service, called Facebook Live, now includes two new features: private chat and joint live streams.

Facebook Live Chat, Joint Video Streams Introduced

Now, users will have the ability to chat privately during a live video broadcast, instead of just seeing public comments, making the experience more social. Right now, Facebook is testing this feature but it will become available to all users.

Facebook Live screenshot
Credit: Facebook

The other new feature added to Facebook Live brings joint live streams to users, so they can share their screens with others in different locations. Previously, this feature was only available to public figures.

Facebook is currently testing a cross-app notifications feature, which brings together Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram notifications.

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