August 8, 2022

What you need to know

  • Google Meet gains a new livestreaming feature to YouTube.
  • Admins of a meeting will be able to decide whether to enable streaming and if they’d like others in the meeting to stream, as well.
  • This new live streaming began rolling out on July 21, with a more widespread rollout occurring within two weeks from July 25.

Google is broadening its video chatting app, Meet, with a new feature that’ll allow users to live stream meetings to YouTube.

It’s been a busy couple of days for Google Meet as the search giant just introduced a new anonymity feature for polls and questions. Google is now introducing a new feature that births more interactivity with its Meet application, already considered a go-to video conferencing platform. The service’s latest feature will allow users to decide to livestream meetings to their YouTube channels.

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According to Google, an admin can enable this by navigating to the meeting’s Activities panel and selecting “Live Streaming.” You can then select your channel so you can begin streaming the meeting you’re holding.