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Facebook Live Is Down

by Nick Mattingly
October 6, 2017

10/6/2017, 11:45 PM, UPDATE:

From Facebook: A fix has been deployed to production. If you are still experiencing issues with this they will clear up shortly.

10/6/2017, 6:10 PM, UPDATE:

From Facebook: We are aware of ongoing issues with the JS SDK failing to load for sites using RequireJS. We are actively working on a fix and expect it to get pushed shortly. 

10/6/2017, 5:45 PM, UPDATE:

The outage has been identified and is related to an exception from the Facebook JavaScript SDK.  First occurrence of this exception was at 1:04pm EST today. There may have been isolated occurrences prior to this. We have reached out to Facebook and are coordinating with their team.

10/6/2017, 3:00 PM, ORIGINAL POST:

We are experiencing intermittent outages with Facebook Live streaming via Switcher Studio. If you are streaming today consider using the Facebook event scheduler and RTMP stream key and stream URL - see:

How Do I SCHEDULE A Live Broadcast For Facebook?

We are looking into the issue and will update soon. Check back here for updates.

About the Author

Nick Mattingly

Nick is a livestreaming and social video expert and leads the Switcher Studio team as CEO and co-founder. Since 2014, he has led the company to partnerships with Facebook Live, LinkedIn, Microsoft Stream, and beyond and has garnered features in TechCrunch, USA Today, Inc. Magazine, and BBC. Nick is also a member of the highly competitive Endeavor Entrepreneur network.

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