Videoconferencing vs. Livestreaming

What’s the difference and how do you choose?
To clear up the confusion about the benefits of videoconferencing tools versus livestreaming, let’s use an analogy. Nod your head if you’ve ever been to cocktail party or happy hour. Keep nodding if you’ve attended a concert in a stadium. You probably enjoyed both events. There’s no doubt that when you received an invitation to each, your expectations were clear.

Keep this cocktail party versus concert comparison in mind as you read on about livestreaming and the pros and cons. First, some definitions.