Thinking of how to gain visibility in your next event, display your brand, impress and engage your guest/audience?
Twitter live might be what you need.
It has the ability to create huge visibility for your event throughout the Twitter-sphere.
In this post, you’ll learn how to go live on Twitter and stream content to your follower in real-time.
You will also learn how to watch Twitter live stream.
TWITTER LIVE STREAM
Twitter is your go-to place if you want to know about the latest events happening across the globe. There are a lot of information available on the platform.
You can information on various aspects of life like Business news, Sports, Politics, Celebrity Gossips, Entertainment, Technology etc.
Twitter live is a broadcasting platform on twitter powered by periscope.
The live stream gives users access to send messages by going live on the Twitter live app.
The Twitter live feature allows users to stream short video clips for social media platforms.
It also allows the audience to engage with the video content, interact with them and air their views on it, either by commenting, liking and even share.
REQUIREMENT TO LIVE STREAM ON TWITTER USING THE PERISCOPE APP
The Twitter live stream API is built on a third server program, so users can access the live feature via the periscope app.
It is also possible to access the live stream on Twitter live App, but it will link you to another app, and you will go live on a different social media platform.
Below are the basic requirement to enjoy the Twitter live stream.
- Twitter account
- An Android or iOS device that possesses a front and back camera feature.
- The Periscope App
- Finally, an active internet connection.
The live stream service is not available on PC, for now.
HOW TO GO LIVE ON TWITTER
This is a major challenge for a lot of users on the platform presently.
In this section, I will show you a step by step guide on how to live stream on Twitter. I will also show you how to comment on Twitter live.
- First, launch the Twitter app on your android or iOS device.
- Login to your account with your details, if you don’t have an account, visit their page and sign up.
- Click on the Twitter logo displayed on your screen, compose a tweet, and click on the ”LIVE” icon.
- This will take you to the pre-broadcast screen to frame your shot. You will be required to download the periscope app if you have not done so.
- Click on the download button and install the app by clicking on the installation button.
- Open the periscope app, when the download is completed.
- Finally, connect and allow the button to give permission to the app.
Grant the app permission to access your media file, this will give it access to use your camera, media and location for better performance.
To go live now, click on the red camera icon on your screen to initiate a stream and from there you can go live on Twitter.
Once you are done live streaming, click on “Go Live” to start broadcasting, and it will be updated on your timeline
HOW TO WATCH TWITTER LIVE STREAM
Once you are live, anyone on Twitter and Periscope can join the live video and participate in your experience.
When you are watching a live video, you can comment and send hearts by clicking on the screen.
The Hearts shows your support for the broadcaster.
TWITTER LIVE FEED
Twitter live feed is like your timeline that carriers all your posts as well as your Twitter broadcast videos.
It is the live feed that contains all the events, activities, recent and past post from you and other users.
The feed helps users rewind on positive and helpful contents and as a user, you can as well display them to others.
Therefore, Twitter live is an amazing way of reaching out to people far and wide with your content, and increase brand awareness.