What's the best live streaming app for my event?

So, you have decided ot go live online, but not sure which app is the best for your type of the event? What's the best live streaming app for your event? We looked into 5 most-used live streaming apps and compared side-by-side to make it easier for you to choose.

Facebook Live
YouTube Live
Instagram Live
Google Hangout
Pricing Free - $19.99 Free Free Free Free
Charge for participation Own & via Billetto via Billetto via Billetto via Billetto via Billetto
Amount of participants at the same time 100 - 1000 Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited 25
Mobile live streaming
Private stream available In private group In private account
Participants can comment in chat
Time limit Up to 40 minutes with Free account 8 hours 12 hours 1 hour n/a
Save the video after broadcast
Add additional presenters
Interactive poll
Interactive questions
Schedule event / webinar
Embed live event
Requires participant registration Facebook account Instagram account Google account
Share the screen
Requires participants to install software
Participants can join with video & audio
Automatic reminder to participants


We've put together a few practical tutorials for setting up online events live streams, and working with Billetto pages.

How to host a virtual event in Google Hangouts

How to sell tickets on Facebook

How to sell tickets to your Zoom meeting

How to use / schedule Facebook Live

How to sell tickets to Facebook Live stream

How to stream your event/class on Facebook Live.

A complete beginner's guide to streaming your event or class on Facebook Live. Read it now


Billetto & your live stream

Billetto makes it easy to manage your online event participants, so you have time to focus on the content. As one of the largest self-service ticketing platforms in Scandinavia, Billetto offers reach that few others can match.

  • Keep the list of your participants in one place
  • Collect extra info from participants while they place an order
  • Send a link to your webinar / live stream / video automatically after the purchase
  • Multiple country-specific payment methods
  • Automatic payment confirmation for event participants
Set up your online event