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Live Streaming Destinations

Multistreaming: How to Live Stream to Multiple Destinations at Once

Streaming to lots of different platforms and destinations (known in the live streaming industry as simulcasting or multistreaming) can help you reach...

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Stream and Go Live with Prerecorded Videos on Facebook, YouTube, and More — BoxCast Simulated Live

Wouldn’t it be great if you could broadcast a video as if it were live … without it actually being live? If you’re live streaming to Facebook,...

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How to Live Stream to Facebook and YouTube at the Same Time

Social streaming is an incredibly useful way to get your live videos seen by the largest number of people possible. One of the best ways to broadcast...

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What is a CDN and Why is it Critical to Broadcast Live Streams?

Live streaming has revolutionized the way we consume media across the world. As a result of so many users accessing, uploading, and exploring the...

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Why You Should Multistream to Social Media

Embedding your stream on your website is incredibly beneficial, but did you know it also pays to stream to your social media channels? Think beyond...

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How to Watch a Live Stream on a Smart TV

Long gone are the days of trying to watch a live stream solely on a laptop or smartphone. You probably want to use that nice new 65-inch Samsung...

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How to Stream to Facebook Live

This article looks at how to stream to Facebook Live. It covers the steps for streaming directly to the platform and how to multistream to...

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How to Live Stream on YouTube

This post looks at how to create a YouTube live stream. It covers the steps for streaming directly to the platform and how to multistream to other...

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How to Record Your Live Streams with Video On Demand (VOD)

The way we watch things has changed drastically over the past generation. There was once a time when friends and families would carve out an hour in...

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How to Live Stream Video to Twitter without Periscope

Periscope, a pioneer in the world of online streaming, used to be the tool of choice for live video on Twitter. However, in March 2021 Twitter ...

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Should I Stream My City Council Meetings on Facebook Live?

This post talks about the pros and cons of streaming your public meetings to Facebook Live. It's part of our series on local government live streaming

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Conferencing and Meeting Video vs Live Video Streaming

This post covers the differences between live video streaming tools like BoxCast and live video meeting (or conferencing) tools like Webex, join.me,...

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How Does BoxCast Compare to Facebook Live and YouTube Live?

With the growing popularity of Facebook Live and YouTube Live, we’ve been getting a lot of questions about the difference between those services and...

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