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Facebook Live is now available in the Lite app

Facebook Live is now available in the social network’s Lite app, giving creators a way to reach new audiences that don’t have access to pricier phones or strong mobile networks. That’s just one of the things the company announced at the International Broadcasting Convention in Amsterdam, where it also introduced quite a hefty list of new features for Live and Watch Party. To start with, creators can now rehearse live broadcasts thanks to a new feature that allows them to publish videos only visible to Page administrators and editors.

Publishers can now also trim the beginning and the end of a live video to get rid of those awkward first or last few seconds — all they have to do is specify when they want the broadcast to start or to stop exactly. But if they want to broadcast events like sports matches and other happenings that take much longer than usual, that’s now possible, as well. Live videos now have an eight-hour max duration, double the previous maximum of four hours. In addition, they can now use apps on Live that broadcast simultaneously to other online streaming services…

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