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What To Know About the Live Stream Trend: Advantages and Shortcomings

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Live stream software has gotten very popular during quarantine, providing a new digital space for people to connect. Whether someone is looking to find a new way to launch a product or host a Q & A between celebrities and their fans. Some simply use the software as a source for entertainment. These new technologies have grown in power the more that people have begun to rely on them. The live streaming trend has quickly taken over the professional workplace and the entertainment industry. Before delving into this new trend too soon, take the time to look at both the pros and cons that come with live streaming software.

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Just like everything else in the world, live stream software has its advantages but also its disadvantages. Live streaming has allowed people to connect and see each other through this pandemic. However, interacting through yoga classes or live concert events, people can’t help but feel a well of sadness emerge. This happens when they compare it to how life was like before. 

Live Stream Comes with Cautions

Another caution that comes with live streaming that can relate to emotions is the fear that arises when privacy settings are not adjusted for the platform. The worry that people can have access to your event that you were not intending to can cause a lot of stress on the host. Similar to that fear, parents are now worried about what their children are watching. Oftentimes, the disadvantage of a live stream is that exactly: the video is live. Without notice, children watching a stream that was not intended for them can cause trauma or stress depending on the age of the child. For those reasons, it’s important to be aware of the negative sides of live streaming. This will help to prevent any of these issues from arising when using that form of software as a host or as the audience.

Find the Right Tools

Live stream software, like PromoStream, can be a very positive and powerful tool to use, especially as people’s digital footprints are growing. The platform can be used to bring people together from many different backgrounds and distances. Especially during quarantine, it can bring a sense of peace to people who long for the interactions they were used to receiving. Not only does the software bring people together but also has bridged the gap between ordinary people and celebrities, which can bring a sense of intimacy and personability that normal events would not have. This could potentially keep live streaming in the mainstream, creating a new normal to the way people enjoy events or conferences.

The last thing to think about is that live-streaming users are consuming content on the company’s time, not their time. If people are tuning in or bought tickets to a live stream, then they are wanting to engage with the material and are willing to follow further. 

I am a physician and career entrepreneur. After studying medicine, I founded a social media marketing agency and a fitness equipment company as well as direct a non profit. My goal is to inspire others to achieve their dreams and create the freedom in their life that they know is within reach. I host a podcast Mentors Collective to interview some of my favorite business minds.

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