How to Disable Facebook Live

There are a million reasons to turn off Facebook Live notifications. Facebook currently sends alerts when someone you are friends with or follow on Facebook goes live. It can be annoying when you're interrupted for something you don't care about and it's also scary and disturbing when people use Facebook Live to broadcast horrible things.

By default, when someone turns on Facebook Live, they send a notification to all their friends. You can turn it off to stop annoying notifications when your friends are live. We'll show you how and what you need to know about Facebook Live notifications and what you can do to limit Facebook Live videos in your feed.

How to stop facebook live notifications and as close as possible to disabling facebook live.

How to stop facebook live notifications and as close as possible to disabling facebook live.

In addition to annoying Facebook Live notifications, there is a growing trend of violent Facebook Live videos that bother many users. While Facebook is generally good at censoring purely violent content in uploaded videos, it's much harder to stop live videos where violence is taking place.

How to Disable Facebook Live Notifications

You can turn off Facebook Live notifications in Facebook settings. It only takes a minute and allows you to stop all Facebook Live notifications. It will work on all your devices, but you have to do it on your computer or at least on the Facebook website.

Go to then to see your settings.

then on .

Now to change your Facebook Live Video notification settings.

On this screen, until you see . .

This disables Facebook Live notifications everywhere. You can also choose to disable suggestions. This would allow you to only receive certain Facebook Live notifications, but it's unclear what you'll get.

This will limit the alerts you receive when your friends go live. but you'll still see live video in your feed when you scroll through Facebook on your computer or in the app.

How to Hide Violent or Obscene Live Videos on Facebook

There is no option to completely disable Facebook Live videos. This is something that many users would like to see added to Facebook, but the company has not yet offered and they are unlikely to do so.

If you are browsing Facebook and see a live video, you can quickly scroll through it. You can also report or hide content you don't want to see. of the post. Then . You can also choose to hide everything from one source or person.

Another option is to enable Facebook's autoplay video options on Never Autoplay videos. If you're on your iPhone or Android, this will prevent you from automatically seeing currently playing videos in your feed. It's not on the desktop, unfortunately.

in the iPhone or Android Facebook and . then on . Now .

While this won't completely disable Facebook Live, it will limit the horrific Facebook Live videos you see of people sharing or broadcasting violence.