Since rolling out Facebook Live, we’ve seen people and publishers around the world seize the opportunity to share their experiences as they happen, especially during key cultural moments. We’ve been inspired by the creativity we’ve seen, and with this weekly series, we’ll highlight some interesting Facebook Lives from the past week.
Here are 10 standout live videos:
1. THE WASHINGTON POST live streamed the March of Science in Washington, including the remarks from the main stage and interviews with participants.
2. TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL announced they will use Facebook Live to stream 12 star-studded discussions. Among the events you will be able to watch live on Tribeca’s Facebook page is much anticipated Godfather cast reunion to commemorate the 45th anniversary of the films.
3. SKY NEWS went live with continued coverage as a police officer was confirmed dead in what police believe was probably a terror shooting incident in Paris.
4. For the latest installment of El Clásico, both F.C. Barcelona and Real Madrid turned to Facebook Live to give their fans a unique view of the action. REAL MADRID C.F. delivered a live broadcast from a drone above the Bernabéu to capture the calm before the storm, while FC BARCELONA broadcast its warm-ups via Facebook Live.
5. PBS NEWSHOUR went live throughout the weekend from the Smithsonian‘s Earth Optimism Summit in Washington D.C. for a series of fire-sci chats about how conservation benefits not only the environment, but human well-being.
6. INCUBUS went Live from FBLA to talk about their 8th full-length studio album.
7. UNDISPUTED ON FS1 used Facebook Live to broadcast a conversation between Skip Bayless and Lil Wayne, as the friends discussed a variety of topics in sports and music.
8. Entertainment PR agency, SHELTER, hosted Shelter for All: An Awareness and Fundraising Effort featuring a series of Live videos on Rowan Blanchard’s page to raise money for ACLU, NRDC, Planned Parenthood and GLAAD. Shelter clients Shailene Woodley, Charlize Theron, Melissa Joan Hart, Chace Crawford, Timothy Olyphant and more attended the star studded philanthropic event.
9. ALABAMA FOOTBALL went live at halftime of its A-Day Game, as former Crimson Tide players competed in the program’s Dodgeball Challenge.
10. NCAA BASEBALL leveraged Facebook Live to broadcast the match-up between 13th-ranked St. John’s and the New York Institute of Technology.