Meeting and Webinar Comparison Follow

Overview

The Meeting and Webinar platforms offer similar features and functionality, but have some key differences.

Meetings are designed to be a collaborative event with all participants being able to screen share, turn on their video and audio, and see who else is in attendance. 

Webinars are designed so that the host and any designated panelists can share their video, audio and screen. Webinars allow view-only attendees. They have the ability to interact via Q&A, chat, and answering polling questions. The host can also unmute the attendees. 

Side by Side Comparison

  Meeting Webinar
Screensharing
Video Sharing all participants host and panelists
View Only Participants  --  ✓
Capacity up to 100 with free license, up to 500 with large meeting add-on up to 100-10,000 participants, depending on license
Participants List Visible to all participants Visible to Host and Panelists
Email Reminders -- if registration enabled
Chat
Q&A --
Livestream Workplace by Facebook

Facebook, YouTube, Workplace by Facebook, Custom Streaming Service

Registration paid accounts
Closed Captioning
Recording
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