Creating a Facebook LIVE poll hasn’t been so easy. All you need to do is set up the layout with our step-by-step editor tool and nothing more. We will also manage the LIVE from our servers, this means you won’t need to stream it from your computer. But let’s slow down and see what’s exactly a LIVE poll.
With a LIVE poll, you will ask your user a preference and they’ll answer in two ways:
Recently Facebook has released a note that discourage the use of Voting with Reactions, instead nothing has been said for Voting with hashtags: there’s nothing to worry about that.
With UpLive you can create either a Voting with Reactions or with Hashtags, you just need to select the correct plugin from the list. If you choose Voting with reactions, the set-up will follow those steps:
The big advantage of UpLive tool is that you can customize everything. If you don’t like the position of an element, you can move it around wherever you want. If a customization is not possible, then you will just need to contact us and we will create a custom plugin with that feature just for you.
Sometime users prefer to upload a background video or image with already the objects to vote inside. If you are good with graphic programs, we suggest you to set up the background and upload it. You will then just need to place the counters and, eventually, the image of reactions. This is an example of a LIVE made with just a background uploaded and the counter placed:
If you chose to use the Voting with Hashtags plugin, the steps are almost the same, with a few differences:
Once this process is completed, you can then publish the LIVE on your Facebook Page in just two steps: