How to Add Polls to Facebook Videos and Live Streams

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Struggling to get engagement on your Facebook videos?

Want to make your Facebook videos more interactive?

In this article, I’m going to show you how to add a Facebook poll in your videos so you can really spark meaningful conversations with your fans.


STEP 1. Go to your Facebook video post on your Page and click the three dots on the upper right hand corner to select Edit Post in the dropdown menu.

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STEP 2. On the right-hand menu, click on Polls.

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STEP 3. Click on “Create Poll.”

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NOTE: The Facebook Video Poll feature is not enabled on cross-posted videos.

STEP 4. Add a question for your poll.

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STEP 5. Choose when you want your poll to appear in your video by adding a Start and End time (hh:mm:ss). Also select if you want viewers to see the results of the poll after they cast their vote.

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On the upper left hand side, click on the channels you want to livestream to.

STEP 6. Save your poll and changes then view your poll.

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STEP 7. Go to Publishing Tools > Video Library > Video Details to see Poll Results.

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How to Add Polls to Facebook Videos and Live Streams
— Stephanie Liu

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