In case you want to tell a story on Facebook with words and not video, you are now covered. The new Live Audio option makes it easy to go live with audio only when that’s the broadcaster’s preferred format.
Publishers like radio stations, and those who sometimes go live from areas that lack strong network connectivity can also go Live.
Listeners can discover live audio content in News Feed, ask questions and leave reactions in real time during the broadcast, and easily share with their friends.
People using Android devices will be able to continue listening to a Live Audio broadcast even if they leave the Facebook app or lock their phones, while iOS listeners will be able to continue listening as they browse other parts of Facebook.
This new format will be more broadly available to publishers and people, early next year.