How to watch the Facebook F8 2019 day one keynote stream

Sign up to the Facebook F8 2019 keynote to register your interest and gain access to the 2-day stream.

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The Facebook F8 2019 keynote is almost upon us, which means you need to know where and how to watch it. It will be an exciting moment for the industry to see what path Facebook has planned for its major family of apps: Instagram, WhatsApp, Oculus, and Messenger.

How to watch the Facebook F8 2019 keynote

The only way to watch the Facebook F8 2019 keynote is through Facebook’s own portal. You can reach the stream by heading to F8.com and then clicking “Watch”. Here you’ll be greeted with a counter. To actually see the stream, you will need to register an account.

To register a place in the online stream, scroll down the Watch page to find three fields. Input your first and last name, along with an email address, to sign up for the F8 stream. You will receive a confirmation email prior to the start of the stream. Use this email, or the above link, to return to the page where the livestream takes place.

Facebook F8 registration

What time is the Facebook F8 stream?

The Facebook F8 stream takes place on April 30 at 7AM PT / 10AM ET. While we don’t know exactly what will be on offer during F8, there are enough large products and services making an appearance that there’s bound to be some juicy reveals.


It’s been a rough year for Facebook. Between misreporting video ad consumption data, sharing users’ private messages, and even labelling Shacknews’ Facebook page as spam, the giant tech company has lost face with a lot of people. Here’s hoping that whatever is shown at F8 will help improve Facebook and push it toward a brighter future.

Facebook’s F8 stream isn’t the only major stream occurring this week. Gamers all around the world are preparing to get their eyes on more Borderlands 3 goodness on May 1. With Facebook shifting toward gaming with Oculus and their own gaming division, there’s now even more competition on the field.

Be sure to keep it locked to Shacknews as we cover everything coming out of F8 2019!

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