While the internet is the ultimate information resource, it has also proven itself as the greatest ever tool for communication, the sharing of ideas, discussions, news delivery, and a plethora of other human interactions. The streaming of live events and live chat between customers and consumers, in particular, have both greatly enhanced the means of communication. You can be located in the four corners of the earth and still talk face-to-face, whether it may be in a business or personal context.
The benefits are multifold for all parties involved. Regardless of whether you are an event organizer, educator, pop star, politician, businessperson, or just a loved-one, the internet allows you to communicate directly, lifting all restrictions placed by distance.
I’ve taken a look at just a few of the great live online features, no doubt there are countless more.
Online Video Calls
If you have friends or relations living far afield, nothing quite compares to the joy of an online phone call. Skype pioneered this service and made it possible for people to call family and friends at a fraction of the traditional costs.
Online Lectures and Webinars
The internet has also revolutionized education through eLearning. You can attend lectures and webinars presented by the most formidable speakers in the comfort of your own home. Many of them even allow you to ask questions and actively participate.
Apart from educators making use of live online lecture delivery, business leaders have also embraced the concept of live streaming. Top business people share their expertise in the course of live webinars, most of them free of charge. While doing so is likely to further their business growth, consumers gain from previously difficult-to-access top-quality live content.
Online Conference Calls and Business Meetings
Global trade is alive and well, and this is in no small way also due to the availability of live online conference and meeting facilities. Rather than having to undertake expensive business travel, people can negotiate face-to-face online.
On many websites, you can now avail of convenient live chat services. Rather than having to pick up your phone and make a call or wait for a response to an email, you can communicate directly with the company and ask any question you wish.
The joys of watching live sporting events online deserve a mention and so does online live gaming like the ever more popular live casinos. Not only can you watch your favorite sports hero or team, but you can also enjoy some compelling live gaming and square up with players from across the globe.
Live Soul Events
Live streaming is not reserved for businesses and consumers, many people also organize or attend spiritual events online. You can attend a master yoga class, partake in prayer or healing services, or meditate with people all over the world.
Perhaps the tools for communication and human interaction are the internet’s greatest strength.