Hangouts On Air moving from Google+ to YouTube Live

Google, Aug 16, 2016
Commentary by Stephen Downes

According to the website, "Hangouts On Air will move from Google+ to YouTube Live on September 12. If you want to schedule new Hangouts On Air you will need to use YouTube Live. Events cannot be scheduled on Google+ after September 12 and you will need to move existing events scheduled to happen after September 12 to YouTube Live." I wonder if this isn't the first step to eventually shutting down Google+. Anyhow, to schedule a live event you use your My Live Events page. The service is also supported by a Creator hub set up to encourage greater and greater participation in YouTube. Smart.

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