How To Download Facebook LIVE Video & Repurpose Your Content

So you just did a Facebook LIVE and you’re really digging all that you said and shared in that Facebook LIVE.

Awesome.

Now how do you take that content even farther by repurposing it on your blog or even recut it into a video for Youtube or a webinar?

Right now it lives within Facebook so you need to download that original file in order to repurpose that awesome content.

Here’s 2 Ways to Download that Facebook LIVE video file:

Least-Amount-Of-Steps Way To Do It [Rip the Video]

Pro – It’s only a few steps
Con – It takes a while to download (+10 mins for 10-20 min FB LIVE videos) + this download sometimes fails (not cool right?)

1. Click on Video to Play the Video
2. Pause Video
3. Right Click Video
4. Copy Link
5. Paste in this link to Rip the video

Preferred and Fail Proof Way To Do It  [Download it straight from the Face itself]
Pro – It downloads within seconds
Con – There are a few more steps (but don’t sweat, they’re easy peasy!) 
[ I got this awesome info from a super helpful social media blog called Green Umbrella – check out more of their stuff if you’re interested in more ]

1. Click on Video to Play the Video
2. Pause Video
3. Right Click Video
4. Copy Link
5. Paste in New Browser
6. Delete www. in the www.facebook.com/xxxxxx & replace with m.
This will load the mobile version
7. Press play again (Trust me, just do it) and pause again
8. Right click on video and choose “Save As”
9. Title your video and SAVE! Voila!

Check this video in case you prefer to watch the magic in action: 

I’d love to know how do YOU plan on repurposing your content that you do on Facebook LIVE? 

handwrittingjazz

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