According to The International Business Times, Instagram will only alert some users if a person they follow goes live. Notifications will go to closer followers and those who are more likely to tune in to a specific user’s broadcast, according to an Instagram spokesperson.
Do people get notified when you go live on Instagram?
Your Instagram followers will receive a notification when you go live. Anyone who wants to be in the now with you (i.e., your followers who already like Facebook Live videos or any of the other live broadcasting sites) will want to hop on and watch while you’re live.
Can I go live on Instagram without people knowing?
When you create an Instagram live stream, you can easily reach a larger audience. When you go live, followers who have their app open will receive a notification that you’re broadcasting. … So there might be many reason apart from this but yes you can watch live streaming on Instagram without letting them known.
Do your followers get notified when you go live with someone else?
Your Instagram followers are only notified if you go live with someone else. They don’t receive a notification if you are merely watching an Instagram live.
Can someone see you watching their live if you don’t click on it?
If you don’t click on a live video, they won’t be able to see you even if you’re friends and you’ll be able to enjoy a muted Facebook Live video anonymously.
When someone is live can they see you?
During a Facebook Live session you will be notified which of your friends watches your video. You cannot see who else is watching unless they engage with your post.
Can you watch someone’s story without them knowing?
If you turn on Airplane mode and turn off your WiFi (on an iPhone, at least), you can then watch the person’s entire story without them knowing.
What happens when you join someone’s live?
You’ll see a confirmation that your friend has accepted your request, and you’ll have a moment to prepare. Once you’re live, the screen will split in half so you can hang out live with your friend. You can leave your friend’s live video at any time, making it easy to join for a quick hello or a longer chat.