How to Send Stars in Facebook Live Stream

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Facebook just recently added a feature to its existing live stream feature that supports Gamers and Streamers, a way for the viewer to give a tip or donation to their favorite live streamers on Facebook. The new feature is what they call a Stars, it is added together with their Facebook Gaming Creator program.

For now, Facebook is testing these new features to gaming creator and when you watch a Livestream on their Facebook. You should see a pop-up window saying “New! Send Free Stars. You can send Stars you receive during this stream to GamingPH to support them and the content they create. Use them during this stream before they disappear.“. You will be given 100 stars as a starter pack to send it to your favorite streamers.

When you run outs of Star, you can purchase Stars from Facebook. A 100 Star tip cost around $14.99 or PHP 74.99, a higher amount of Stars are also discounted up to 25%:

  • 25 Stars – $0.49 PHP 17.79
  • 60 Stars – $0.99 or PHP 42.70
  • 100 Stars – $1.49 or PHP 71.19
  • 378 Stars – $5.38 or PHP 267.81 (5% Off)
  • 795 Stars – $13.24 or PHP 535.63 (10% Off)
  • 2,235 Stars – $26.80 or PHP 1,339.07 (20% Off)
  • 4,465 Stars – $53.44 or PHP 2,678.14 (20% Off)
  • 9,525 Stars – $107.84 or PHP 5,356.28 (25% Off)

How to Send Stars in Facebook Live Stream

First, the live streamers must be in the Facebook Gaming Creator program in order for its viewer to send a tip. To check, watch its live stream in full-page mode by pressing the date underneath its name. And there should be a Star icon on the right side of your comment box.

If you want to join the Facebook Gaming Creator program.

You can also check Facebook Gameroom to check out some great content creator on Facebook.

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  • Daboy July 24, 2018 4:49 am

    how can i withdraw my earn tip star to my bank or paypal? any minimum amount before i can withdraw? thanks

  • Daboy July 24, 2018 4:55 am

    how can i withdraw my earn star tip in my fb live using my bank account or paypal? any minimum amount needed for me to withdraw from the tips? thanks!

    • Erwin Bantilan July 25, 2018 8:21 am

      Hi Daboy, the minimum threshold for creators to cash out their stars is $100 or equivalent to 10,000 stars. You can receive the payments via Check or PayPal.. payment is made in 60 days in every end of the month.

  • kim sotto August 28, 2019 8:04 am

    why my live cannot recieve stars my friend wants to support me but its saying unable to send stars need help please

  • YEPWHO April 3, 2020 9:13 am

    Why i dont even have the star button beside my comments bar

    • mercedes April 4, 2020 6:02 pm

      i dont either

  • raine June 25, 2020 1:47 pm

    i want to know why a newly made facebook account cannot send stars. i hope you can help. thank you! 🙂

    • BOYweeb July 19, 2020 5:56 pm

      same problem 🙄

  • Barbara Reiff November 10, 2021 9:40 pm

    I used to be able to send stars to my favorite sellers…I no longer can…I paid with my Apple pay


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