If you’re a video game streamer or content creators that have a plan to take this path as their new carrier, there are many platforms that you can choose from. One of these is Twitch, Youtube Gaming, and the Facebook Gaming. Most of these streaming platform has different kind of monetization and one of that are in the form of stars from Facebook.
The social media giant Facebook, just recently launched their Star donation function for all of their content creators who are doing live stream, allowing their fans to send a donation through a stars.
Unlike Twitch, most of their streamers are from overseas. Facebook Gaming on the other hand is new, and it’s a good opportunity for all streamers that have just started their carrier as a streamer. Facebook also targeted audiences depending on your localities, primarily that speaks to your native language which is also the key ingredient in getting the right fans and followers. Most of the new-born local streamers in the country (Philippines) started their carrier on Facebook Gaming.
The Stars is one of the monetization tool on Facebook which will allow streamers to get donations from their fans during their live stream. Stars can be converted to cash for them to cash out their earnings.
Each Stars are worth $0.01. So, for every 10,000 Stars, streamers will get $100 or PHP 5,000. Below are some basic calculation chart.
How to be Eligible for Stars?
To be eligible for receiving a star as a video streamer on Facebook. You need to achieve the following metrics:
- Has a Gaming Video Creator Facebook Page (Category)
- Stream Video gaming content for at least four hours in the last 14 days.
- Stream Video gaming content on at least two days in the last 14 days.
- Have at least 100 Page followers
- Stream from the eligible country.
- Meet Community Standards and Partner Monetization Policies
Once you have those matrices, you can now stream on Facebook and receive stars from your fans.
Payout for Stars
All stars will be computed at the end of the month and when you reach at least 10,000 stars or 100 USD, you’ll receive your payout after 30 days. If you’re from Vietnam, it takes 60 days go get the payout.
Payment can be made using PayPal, Bank Transfer or a Cheque depending on the country you currently reside.