Yammer live events have historically used Stream live events for video processing. Microsoft is retiring Stream live events on September 15, 2023. Microsoft Teams live events is the successor service that will allow you to create, host and produce live events within Yammer with the same functionality that you get with Stream.
While you will still be able to use the Stream live events option in Yammer until September 15, they’re rolling out two new ways in which Yammer live events can be produced:
- Microsoft Teams QuickStart: Use the Microsoft Teams desktop client to produce your event, generally used in producing simple events.
- Microsoft Teams external app or device: Use this to produce large-scale events, such as an executive town hall, where a single stream from a media mixer is broadcast to an audience.
Once the live event is completed, the video if recorded is stored in the SharePoint library of the community where the event was produced.
Yammer Community Managers will see two new Teams options for creating Yammer Live Events above the existing Stream options.
While the existing Stream options for producing live events will be shown on the Yammer event scheduling page, only users of tenants that have Stream live events provisioned will be able to use it.
Now start creating new Yammer live event videos using the new Teams QuickStart and Teams External app or device options, instead of using the Stream Options.
While Live Events created using Stream will continue to function, you can choose to migrate those Stream videos from Stream to SharePoint.