Everipedia Logo
Everipedia is now IQ.wiki - Join the IQ Brainlist and our Discord for early access to editing on the new platform and to participate in the beta testing.
List of Facebook Live Incidents

List of Facebook Live Incidents

Ever since the "live" feature debuted on Facebook in March 2016, bizarre moments have occurred where live incidents are broadcast to the public. These incidents are often graphic and revealing of the user's raw experience in showing their personality to the public. Most of the incidents involve the very same user who records it live their profile.

Below is a list of some of the Facebook Live moments that went viral and/or covered in the news.






  • Brian Velasco (January 16, 2019; suicide by jumping off the 34th floor of a roof deck)


  • Ehab Jaber: a man who flashed 6 of his firearms after attending an event (April 9, 2017)


Citation Linkqz.com
Mar 9, 2017, 8:59 AM
Citation Linklive.fb.comThe FacebookLive Website.
Mar 9, 2017, 9:39 AM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comJay Bowdy
Mar 9, 2017, 9:50 AM
Citation Linkscientificamerican.comScientific article about the machine learning algorithms that can predict suicide.
Mar 9, 2017, 10:16 AM
Citation Linkheatst.comReport about the new AI that Facebookhas launched to help prevent suicides on on its live channel.
Mar 9, 2017, 10:19 AM
Citation Linkfacebook.comFacebook Live Map
Apr 26, 2017, 6:49 AM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comMarkesha Wilkerson filming herself on Facebook Live
Apr 26, 2017, 6:53 AM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comEhab Jaber showing his firearms in his car
Apr 26, 2017, 6:54 AM
Citation Linkbusinessinsider.comBusiness Insider: "Deaths on 'Facebook Live' are becoming a worrying trend" (by Dave Smith)
Apr 17, 2017, 6:55 PM