How to Start Facebook Watch Party On Your Device

Facebook watch party

Facebook Watch Party is feature that allows admins in a group to hold a live screening of pre-recorded videos that are publicly available on Facebook. Group members can all watch and comment on the videos at the same time to create a shared viewing experience. You can create a watch party from your news feed, timeline, in a group, on a page (must be an admin or editor) or from any video you’re watching. Any friends you invite will receive a notification. Then you’re all set to watch any public video on Facebook and comment in real time.

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How to Start Facebook Watch Party

From News Feed

  • To create a Watch Party from your News Feed or timeline, click Make Post.
  • Tap the Watch Party option.
  • Click Add Video to search for a video or click a category.
  • You can also click Add to Queue next to any videos to add to your Watch Party.
  • You can choose to add a description for your Watch Party, then click Post.
  • You’ll see a message that says “Your Watch Party Is About To Begin.”
  • Once you’re in the Watch Party, you can add friends to watch with you.

From Videos

  • From a video you’re watching, click Share at the bottom.
  • Click Start a Watch Party.
  • If you’d like to add other videos to your Watch Party, click Add Video in the bottom right.
  • You can search for an additional video to add or click category.
  • Click Add to Queue next to any videos you’d like to add to your Watch Party.
  • You can choose to add a description for your Watch Party, then click Post.
  • Once you’re in the Watch Party you can add friends to watch with you.

From Pages

  • From your News Feed, click Pages in the left menu.
  • Choose the Page where you’d like to post the Watch Party.
  • Tap on Create Post at the top of the Page, then click Watch Party.
  • Click Add Video. You can search for an additional video to add, or click a category.
  • Click Add to Queue next to any videos you’d like to add to your Watch Party.
  • You can choose to add a description for your Watch Party, then click Post.
  • To add people to your Watch Party, type their name and click Invite.
  • When someone joins, you’ll see their profile picture in the bottom left of your screen.

From Groups

  • From your News Feed, click Groups in the menu and select your group.
  • Click Write Post at the top of the group, then click Watch Party.
  • Click Add Video to search for an additional video to add, or click a category.
  • You can also click Add to Queue next to any videos to add to your Watch Party.
  • To add group members to your Watch Party, type their name and click Invite
  • Any people you invite will receive a notification that they’ve been invited to join.
  • When someone joins, you’ll see their profile picture in the bottom left of your screen.

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