Facebook Gaming indicated that they want to work on ways to help content creators build up build up their communities on the platform
What is the Level Up Program?
The Level Up Program is Facebook Gaming’s answer to helping Gaming Creators using their platform to gain more exposure and provide options for monetization. They will be opening up this program in the coming months to content creators that meet the criteria to become a Level Up Program member. First let’s look at what is being offered apart of the program.
- Support for the creator as they hit milestones and ability to become a partner
- receive tips and best practices to help grow their communities
Customized Access to Support on Facebook
High Quality Premium Transcoding (e.g. access to 1080p, 60 fps)
Unique Level Up Badge on your Profile and Facebook Page
Limited Access to Beta Products & Features
Community Group with Affiliates
- Monetization ability using the Facebook Stars system
Providing a Monetization option for Level Up Members really puts Facebook Gaming into the ring with Twitch, Mixer, and YouTube Gaming. Facebook Gaming can be seen as being behind the curve just as it is a newer “service” but the amount of viewers on the platform is very impressive. Additionally, the amount of focus Facebook Gaming has on putting out new features for the community is good news for content creators looking for more platforms to be on.
Providing a Monetization option for Level Up Members really puts Facebook Gaming into the ring with Twitch, Mixer, and YouTube Gaming.
How to Become a Level Up Member
According to their post today about the Level Up Program their are pre-requisites to becoming a Level Up Member. Currently, these are:
Create a “Gaming Video Creator” page.
Broadcast 4 hours in the last 14 days
Broadcast on 2 days in the last 14 days
Have at least 100 followers on their page.
If you have been streaming on the platform you may be eligable to get started in the program as they roll it out in the coming months. Be sure to go by their page to read more and sign up if you meet the criteria!