In a bid to support creators and small businesses, Facebook is planning to let Pages charge for access to events with Live videos.
In its announcement of Messenger Rooms, the expansion of WhatsApp video calls, and new live video features for Facebook, Instagram, and Portal, Facebook also announced that Pages would soon be able to mark Facebook Events as online only.
Furthermore, in the next few weeks, Pages will be able to integrate Facebook Live so that they can broadcast to their guests. With this integration, Facebook plans to also “add the ability for Pages to charge for access to events with Live videos.”
Facebook says that the feature would apply to anything “from online performances to classes to professional conferences,” and is part of the company’s bid to support creators and small businesses on its platform.
Pages that want to raise money for the causes they care about can already add the donate button to live videos wherever nonprofit fundraisers are available, but the new feature will also allow Pages to charge for Events at this difficult time.
Last month, Facebook also announced a bunch of new