According to Statista, around 2.8 billion people used Facebook only for the fourth quarter of the year 2020. You can use Airmeet’s streaming feature and gain more audience for your virtual events, webinars, seminars, or conferences.


Prerequisites:-

  1. Airmeet Community & Event.

  2. Facebook page or Facebook profile.







Set up a Facebook page or profile stream for your sessions(Event dashboard)


Step 1: Select the Airmeet event where you want to stream your sessions.

Step 2: Click on “Live Stream” on the left side of the event dashboard and select the “Facebook” option.


Step 3: Select the Facebook page or profile where you want to stream. 

If in case the account has been already connected & pre-saved in the “community dashboard” select the connected account.


Step 4: Log in to your Facebook account and grant relevant permissions to Airmeet.



Select the relevant Facebook page or profile where you want to stream your session into. 

Click on the “Next” button.



Note: If your Facebook page or Facebook profile does not automatically appear, make sure to log in to the Facebook account in the same web browser, then go back to the dashboard and select the Facebook page or Facebook profile option again.


Step 4: Select the sessions that you want to stream or click on “All session” to select all the sessions in one go. Click on the “Next” button.


Note: You can only select sessions that have not been started or are paused. Live or completed sessions cannot be selected.



Step 5: Enter the stream title and description which would be shown on the stream link.




Step 6: Click on “Add Destination” and you are good to go. 

Step 7: our Facebook Live stream will start as soon as you start the session. It will end once you stop the session. 


Note : It is recommended to not take a break when the session is live, as taking a break for more than 2 mins will create another stream in your channel.


Editing/Deletion

If you want to edit or delete the added stream then just click on the three-dot menu and update information for any correction before you go live. No edits can be made once the event is streaming.




Pre-saving & Connecting Facebook account to your Airmeet community

(Community dashboard)


Pre-setting the details at the community level is an optional method to save your settings for all the Airmeet events in one go those are to be created on your Airmeet community future. 

You can select the pre-saved details from the event dashboard while mapping for your session or add new details according to your convenience.


Step 1: After logging into your Airmeet account click on the “Settings” tab on the left side of your dashboard page.


Step 2: Click on “Live Streaming Destinations”, and select “Facebook page or profile” to connect with Airmeet.



Step 3: Log in to your Facebook account and grant relevant permission to Airmeet to access your Facebook page or Facebook profile for streaming your event.



Note: If your Facebook page or Facebook profile does not automatically appear, make sure to log in to the Facebook account in the same web browser, then go back to the dashboard and select the Facebook page or Facebook profile option again.


Step 4: Select the relevant Facebook page or Facebook profile to link to your Airmeet account and click on “Add Destination”.



Editing/Deletion

If you want to delete the connected/added stream simply click on the Bin icon.



Points to keep in mind: -

  • Stream resolution for any session stream into Facebook is 720p.
  • Once streaming has begun it has nothing to do with host/co-host bandwidth as host/co-host only triggered start session which starts the streaming as well.
  • For every mapped session a new post is being created and streamed.
  • Recommended not take any break for a session which is getting streamed as if the break gets extended for more than 2 mins a new post would be published on your Facebook page/profile.

  • if the session got ended by the event host, the Facebook live stream will stop immediately.

  • It is advisable to not use any copyrighted content while streaming as it may lead to blocking your live streaming by the Facebook platform.


FAQs.


Will I be able to stream parallel sessions to my Facebook page or Facebook profile? 
Yes, you can stream parallel sessions to your Facebook page or Facebook profile. They will show up as separate videos on your channel.


Can I change/delete my streaming destination?

Yes, you can change/delete the streaming destination before the session starts or when the session is paused.


Can I make any changes to my Facebook page or Facebook profile stream when the session is live?
No, you have to pause the session to make any changes.


How to know if your session is streaming on Facebook?
You will seeon the bottom right of the stage.

Note: This icon is only visible to the session host/co-host.










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