The following terms, as well as our Data Policy, Community Standards and Terms of Service, apply to all users on Facebook. You are responsible for ensuring that your content complies with all applicable laws, statutes and regulations.
2. General policies for Facebook Live
Prohibited business practices
Facebook Live must not be used to mislead users to think that specific footage is occurring in real time when it is not.
Misrepresenting footage of an event that occurred a year ago as currently happening
Facebook Live must not be used to mislead users to think that specific footage is happening in a particular locale when it is not.
Misrepresenting footage from a different country as footage from the United States
All pre-recorded content contained in a broadcast streamed to Facebook Live must be clearly marked as pre-recorded. For broadcasts that contain a mixture of live footage and pre-recorded footage, only the pre-recorded footage must be marked as pre-recorded.
Adding a graphic to mark specific footage as pre-recorded
Including a disclaimer in the video description or title that specific content is pre-recorded
Looping or static content
Facebook Live should not be used to broadcast looping videos, static images or poll-only videos.
Streaming a 20-minute clip that is continuously looped
A broadcast that is limited to a photo and has no other auditory or visual elements