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The Top Facebook Live Statistics Prove That Live Streaming Has Forever Changed Facebook Video
UPDATE July 18, 2017 — Facebook Live is one of Facebook’s greatest frontiers, and as the platform grows, statistics on the Facebook Live change. We’ve updated this article to provide the most current and relevant statistics on Facebook Live.
UPDATE May 5, 2017 — Since launching in April 2016, Facebook Live has seen incredible growth. As its matured, it’s proven a valuable tool for media companies and brands, and discernible trends have emerged among users. To keep this article as accurate and helpful as possible, we’ve updated some of the key statistics in this post. We’ve preserved the original text of the article and added clearly marked updates below the relevant passages.
Facebook Live has ushered in something of a new era of Facebook video. Opening up the platform to new content opportunities, Facebook Live has already had some profound effects on the way users perceive and interact with video on Facebook.
Facebook Live gives publishers, media companies, celebrities, influencers, and brands a chance to share an entirely new type of content, focused on what’s happening in a single moment. Though it continues to evolve and develop, Facebook Live is already something of a juggernaut in the broadcasting space. We took a look at some key Facebook Live statistics to find out where Facebook Live came from, where it’s been, and where it might be going next.