Facebook introduces a new gaming streaming service for gamers | [Major News]

Facebook announced yesterday via their official blog that they will be introducing a new gaming streaming service targeted to video game streamers. The company will add a monetization systems for the creators program. On Saturday the 27th at 5:15 PM Pacific, Facebook will host an event on Daybreak’s H1Z1 Facebook page to bring dozens of these creators into the new program. The group includes live streamers such as Misses Mae, Doom49 and The Warp Zone. You’ll also see more of the creators at April’s PAX East conference.

Check out the synopsis from the Facebook developers team:

We’re focused on helping creators build thriving communities on Facebook, and over the last year we’ve made a concerted effort to listen to and work with gaming creators to help shape the future of gaming video on Facebook. For gaming creators, we’ve seen Facebook Live become particularly impactful. It’s changed how people come together around video, and it gives gaming creators the chance to build and connect with their community in real time.

Source: (1) Facebook developers Blog



Facebook intend to compete with, Twitch TV and YouTube Gaming services to, a whole new untapped market the huge Facebook audience of 2.01 billion, this is the inception of a new gaming streaming service from another notable internet corporation, this is exciting times for gamers and content creators, Facebook aim to promote games such as Players Unknown Battlegrounds and Fortnite to launch the service from steamers such as StoneMountain64, the number 1 Facebook gamer.

Check out the block quote for more details on this new service: 

We’ve also seen some encouraging results from gaming creators already. With more than 1 million followers, StoneMountain64, is one of the most popular livestreamers on Facebook, bringing his community closer together around daily livestreams of PUBG, Fortnite and more. Our progress over the last year was just the beginning. Today, we’re excited to officially kick off our gaming creator pilot program, and welcome even more gaming creators to the platform.

For these creators and for the future gaming creators on Facebook, our pilot program is focused on several things:

  • Helping gaming creators build more meaningful and more engaged communities on Facebook than anywhere else
  • Increasing discovery and distribution across multiple surfaces, including Facebook.com, Instagram and Oculus
  • Supporting gaming creators with the types of tools they need to make a living streaming games on Facebook
  • Building a platform where creators at every level have the opportunity to thrive

Source: (1) Facebook developers Blog





Date published: 27/01/18

Written by: Joseph Opoku 

Source: (1) Facebook developers Blog (2) Facebook Games Creator Program (3) Join the Facebook creators program

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