Google is discontinuing Google+ Hangouts On Air on September 12, 2016

Big changes to those that use WebinarJam, EasyWebinar, Google Hangouts etc.

Google today quietly announced that Google+ Hangouts On Air will no longer be available on September 12. Four weeks from now, Google users will be asked to use YouTube Live instead.
Continue reading on http://venturebeat.com/2016/08/15/google-is-discontinuing-google-hangouts-on-air-on-september-12-pushes-users-to-youtube-live/

When you sign into your WebinarJam account, you will be alerted to the change and the process you need to urgently complete for your webinars to be viewable to attendees:

WebinarJamAlert

Posted August 10, 2016 – Remains in Effect- Urgent Information about WebinarJam

Attention: Recent YouTube changes require you to make adjustments to your YouTube channel settings.

This affects WebinarJam users, and EverWebinar users who have created webinars from their live WebinarJam sessions.

It has come to our attention that Google has made a change to YouTube that may have turned embedding off for your streaming live videos.  Embedding is required for the proper function of WebinarJam’s live and replay webinars.

Continue reading on http://webinarjam.com/blog/embed-videos-youtube/

On August 16, I did a test webinar and it worked fine, so don’t completely panic yet if you are just seeing this. Just follow the steps outlined above, and you should be fine.

If you need any help, just let me know by Scheduling a Intro Call.

Karissa

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