Stream Zoom Meetings to Social Media

Zoom is the leader in modern enterprise video communications, with an easy, reliable cloud platform for video and audio conferencing, collaboration, chat, and webinars across mobile devices, desktops, telephones, and room systems. Zoom Rooms is the original software-based conference room solution used around the world in board, conference, huddle, and training rooms, as well as executive offices and classrooms.


The COVID-19 pandemic made Zoom so popular that people refer to online conferencing today as a "Zoom meeting". Using Zoom requires the download and installation of the Zoom application on a computer or mobile device. The application helps participants see or listen to each other in real time. This is a typical "online conference meetings". Other scenarios require a small group or "presenters" to be able to communicate, when many other viewers are passively watching them. Looking to produce this kind of large broadcast and stream the "online meeting" to large audience on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and perhaps on your own website? Videolinq can help. Read further.



Zoom added recently the ability to publish a Zoom meeting to Facebook and Youtube (one at a time), or to a RTMP streaming service. When you use your Videolinq account you can publish a Zoom meeting to Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Vimeo, or to any streaming video provider at the same time!.


How to stream from Zoom to Videolinq and from Videolinq to up to 250 destinations?






First, perform these steps at the Account Administrator:

1. Sign in to the Zoom web portal.

2. Click Account Management > Account Settings.

3. Under In Meeting (Advanced), click the toggle next to Allow live streaming the meetings.

4. Click the Custom Live Streaming Service checkbox to enable it.


Second, login to your Videolinq account and copy the channel RTMP path and stream key. For example:

rtmp://in.videolinq.net:1935/ingest?user=Live-Stream@g6dKaLDv:VPa3Quha3

ruHHcrYa@g6dKaLDv


Next, follow these steps to configure the output stream to Videolinq:


1. Sign in to the Zoom web portal.

2. Click Meetings.

3. Click Schedule a New Meeting and the required information to schedule a meeting.

4. Click Save to display a set of tabs with advanced options.

5. Click the Live Streaming tab, then click the configure live stream settings link.

6. Click Save to save your live streaming settings.



Zoom RTMP path configuration

The host will be able to live stream this webinar without needing to add these settings after the webinar begins.


When the Zoom meeting begins the host can select to stream the webinar. The video will be sent to Videolinq and available on the Videolinq console. Now decide what you want to do with your Zoom meeting:


- You can add closed captioning to the live stream.

- You can monetize on the live stream by adding ads insertions from 3rd party advertising platforms like Google DFP.

- You can create a HTML5 cross platform player and post it on your website or blog.

- You can configrure target destinations and live stream the meeting on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and many more destinations at the same time!



Did you find this article helpful? Open a video trial account and test sending your Zoom meeting to multiple social media platforms!



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