How to connect with your followers

Go live to share experiences as they happen


Live video lets you connect with audiences around the world


Go live on Twitter

Share your own form of breaking news.

Why go live on Twitter

Live videos on Twitter engage audiences across the world in a unique way. They can break a news story, offer a forum for groups, or keep everyone entertained with something interesting.

How to create live videos

You can share live videos directly from the Twitter app. Tap the camera icon when you go to compose a Tweet and swipe right to "LIVE" to start a live video. You can type in "What's Happening?" to include a Tweet with your video, and tap "Go LIVE" when you're ready.

Use live videos to stand out to your followers

Live videos are a great way for followers to feel more connected to you by tuning in and responding as you stay live. You can go live to show something interesting that’s happening around you or even just to use the time to chat. It’s up to you!

Try it now

Check in with your following

Go start a live broadcast and share what you’re doing for a few minutes.

For step-by-step instructions, check out How to create live videos on Twitter.




Invite the world to see what you’re up to.

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