Natalie! So happy you’re enjoying my blogs and that you’re starting Facebook Live! While you’re broadcasting you can easily access — using the same Facebook account — the comments on another device such as another phone, iPad, or laptop. Personally I use an iPad when I’m doing a broadcast that someone is filming me on.
Nick, working for Gawker Media was one of the best years of my life. I met the most talented people and got the ultimate crash course in how the media world functions. I’m so sad to see it go. Nonetheless, thank you for pushing the media industry forward, challenging the status quo, and intertwining it all with a vibrant community. It’s inspired me…
Glad I can help! Unfortunately it’s difficult to connect a lightning lav to the iPhone while using a gimbal. However, you can try using a lav mic that connects to the headphone jack! There’s a few options out there like this Rode Lav Mic: http://amzn.to/2m56nGg
Awesome, glad you’re going to try implementing my ideas. Also, hope my writing makes you gasp in a good way! sometimes people forget how important it is to look to the past in order move forward
James, the way you see media and branded content is so refreshing! Especially after the downfall of Gawker (RIP, I’ll miss the good ‘ole days of rooftop parties). I’m glad you’re joining Futurism, who take making quality content seriously!
I’ve launched my own media brand Urbanist with the very same intention as Futurism: to…
Khalil, thanks so much for reading! The bigger pages simply shared the Facebook Live while I was broadcasting, just like you would share any other video or image or text post on Facebook.
The cool thing about sharing a live video while it’s broadcasting is that people who follow those pages are also notified that the page is “live”.
The Zhiyun Smooth only works for landscape! I exclusively do all of my broadcasts on landscape, since they tend to be 1–2 hours long and some of my followers watch it on their TV or desktop computers (my page’s main demographic is people who are 45+).