Facebook Party

Streaming shows with friends is fun, but what if all of your friends are in different cities. You can revive those good old days with Facebook Watch Party. Remember how we used to call our friends at our place to watch movies, but with work and an extremely busy schedule, everyone is in different areas and can’t have the same get together. However, you can enjoy the same fun with Facebook Watch Party.

Watching videos of your interest is exciting but doing the same thing with friends is miraculous, you can watch videos together online with using the Facebook app.

What is Facebook watch party?

Facebook Watch party is a way through which you can connect with friends digitally and enjoy real-time streaming. You can comment and watch the video on a single-screen by Facebook. With Facebook Watch Party you can watch any public-video available on Facebook with a group of your friends.

How to Use Facebook Watch party?

You can create a Facebook watch party using facebook’s timeline or Newsfeed, here’s how

Method 1- Host Facebook watch party from News Feed or Timeline?

  • Go to your Facebook app, and log in to your account.
  • At the top of the News Feed, tap on create a post.
  • Click on three dots, and then on Watch party.
Facebook Watch party
  • Search the video you want to stream and you can also choose from a category.
  • If you want to add any other video after first you can click Add to queue.
  • Click on Done.
  • You can add a description for your Watch Party, and click Post.

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Now you will see a message saying “Your Watch Party Is About To Begin.” Invite &add your friends and stream the videos together. The people you are inviting will receive a notification, and when someone joins the watch party you will see his/her profile picture at the bottom of the screen

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Facebook Watch party

Method 2- Create a Watch Party In a Group

To create a Facebook watch party in a group, follow the following steps:

  • Go to Facebook, and log in to your account.
  • Click on Left Menu and navigate to the group.
  • Tap on Write Post at the top of the group
  • Click on Watch Party.
  • Search the video you want to stream and you can also choose from a category.
  • If you want to add any other video after first you can click Add to queue.
  • Click on Done.
  • You can add a description for your Watch Party, and click Post.

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Now you will see a message saying “Your Watch Party Is About To Begin.” Invite &add your friends and stream the videos together. The people you are inviting will receive a notification, and when someone joins the watch party you will see his/her profile picture at the bottom left of the screen.

Method 3- Create a Watch Party from a Page

If you want to create a Facebook Watch Party using a page, you need to be an Admin of the page or editor at the page. Else follow the following steps to create a watch party from a page

  • Go to Facebook, and log in to your account.
  • Click on Left Menu of your News Feed click on Pages.
  • Choose the Page where you like to host the watch party.
  • Tap on Create post or Write Post at the top of the page.
  • Click on Watch Party.
  • Search the video you want to stream and you can also choose from a category.
  • If you want to add any other video after first you can click Add to queue.
  • Click on Done.
  • You can add a description for your Watch Party, and click Post.

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That’s it, you have created a watch party using Facebook page, and now you will see a message saying “Your Watch Party Is About To Begin.” Invite &add your friends and stream the videos together. The people you are inviting will receive a notification, and when someone joins the watch party you will see their profile picture at the bottom left of the screen.

Method 4- Create a Watch Party from a Video

If you are watching a video on Facebook, and suddenly you feel that it would be more entertaining if you stream the same video with friends, so you can host Facebook watch party from a video, to do so, follow the following steps

  • The video you are watching, click on Share icon from the bottom-left corner.
  • Click on Start a watch party.
  • If you want to add any other video after first you can click Add to queue.
  • Click on Done.
  • You can add a description for your Watch Party, and click Post.

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When You’re In Your Watch Party

When the watch-party starts you can do some more things to make your party more interesting.

  • You can add more videos in the queue using the Add video button.
  • You can add another host to manage your party by clicking on Add Co-host.
  • You can invite more people to watch the party hosted by you, by clicking the Invite button at the bottom left.
  • Click on Write Something… to chat with the other people in your party.
  • You can End the party hosted by you, by clicking the End Watch Party.

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When The Watch Party Ends

Once you finish watching your party, so you will receive a recap (saved in your timeline as a post) of all the videos streamed in your party with comments that were made during the party.

So these were some methods by using any one of them you can host a Facebook watch party and can stream any video together with friends in real-time. If you experience any issue while using Facebook so you can write at Facebook Help to file a bug, and if you have some more suggestions so please share it with us in the comment section.

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