The Facebook Lite app will now be able to access Live video features form the social media network. The company made the announcement at the International Broadcasting Convention, which took place in Amsterdam. The new Facebook Live capabilities on the Lite app will allow content creators to reach a broader audience. Many people use the Facebook Lite app because it can run on more phones, and it performs better in weaker mobile networks.
Allowing more people to access Facebook Live will benefit the platform, as more people will be able to view the content, additionally, creators can reach a wider base. Facebook also announced other video features at the Broadcasting Convention and is aiming to build up its video streaming platform.