Social Media

InEvent offers you the possibility to include your social media links onto our platform and display them in the App Feed, the Event Website, the emails sent to participants and the Virtual Lobby. You can also stream activities on the social media of your choice!

This article will show you how to stream activities on third-party social medias and how to add the social media accounts for your event.

Streaming your activity on a third-party social media

It is possible to stream your activity on a third-party social media by choosing Control Room or Live Studio as the room video mode.

To enable this feature, go to Agenda > Activities > select the activity you will be streaming and click on Edit. In the Details tab, scroll down until you see the Social streaming.

social streaming button at the details of the activity

Click on the camera icon and select a social network to add to your list of social streaming platforms:

6 choices of social media streaming

LinkedIn

If you are a LinkedIn Live broadcaster, you can simply paste the Stream URL and Stream Key from your LinkedIn Live Creator tool at the described fields:

LinkedIn streaming

When you are done press Create.

Twitter

To share a live video on Twitter, paste the Source URL and Stream key from your Twitter Media Studio on the corresponding fields:

Twitter streaming

When you are done press Create.

Facebook

Streaming software allows you to use a wide range of third-party broadcasting equipment when streaming to Facebook. To do so, paste the Stream URL and Stream key from your Facebook Live (Streaming Software option) on the related fields:

Facebook streaming

When you are done press Create.

YouTube

If you already have a YouTube channel you can simply add your Stream URL and Stream Key at the corresponding fields. Or simply follow the instructions given at the YouTube page and join the Creators channel.

When you are done press Create.

TikTok

There is a place in the TikTok app where your TikTok Stream Key is located, not everyone has the opportunity to go live on TikTok right away. Only those of you who have managed to generate 1,000 followers will have the streaming feature unlocked on TikTok. 

If you have 1,000 followers, the feature will be automatically unlocked and you will have advanced access to the TikTok app. To integrate them into InEvent, follow these steps:

  1. Login into your TikTok account.
  2. Open the camera at the bottom center on the +.
  3. Swipe to LIVE (as already mentioned, only available with more than 1,000 followers).
  4. Below the red Start Live you will find the clickable text Device Camera and Transfer to PC/Mac. Select this option and click on Start Live
  5. A new window will open where you can find the Server URL and the Stream Key. Copy them and paste them into the corresponding field. 
TikTok stream keys

When you are done press Create.

Custom

You can also add a social streaming of your choice, just fill it up the Stream name and enter the Stream URL and Stream Key.

custom streaming

When you are done press Create.

To add your social media accounts, go to Event > Details. Click on Edit on the top right corner, then scroll down to the social media icons. You can enter the information by clicking inside the brackets to edit:

event > details > how to add social media

Your account and hashtags will now be linked to the live feed.

To learn how to moderate, edit, filter, or edit posts of your Post Feed, please click here.

When adding a Facebook account, if the Facebook page is https://www.facebook.com/inevent, you should add only inevent to the Facebook field.

App Post feed

In the app post feed you can link these social media accounts:

  • Facebook - 1 public page
  • Instagram - 1 Instagram username only or 1 Instagram hashtag only
  • Twitter - multiple usernames and hashtags

Website

Doing the procedure above will allow the profiles of your social media to be displayed as an icon on your event website.

The social media icons will only appear on certain website templates.

The list of website templates in which support social media links are as follows: Andromeda dark, Andromeda light, Aquila, Callisto, Castor, Cosmos, Gemini black, Gemini white, Hydra, Janus, Mercury, Oberon, Oberon dark, Ophelia and Vulcan.

screenshot of social media icons

Email

To incorporate your social content into your automatic confirmation or communication emails, go to Marketing > Communication > Email Creator or Automatic Emails (the emails available will vary depending on the plan you have purchased).

Once you are on the design page of your email (either by creating a new one or selecting a type), look at the menu to your left and click on Social:

screenshot of email > social

You can choose from 3 design tabs of social links. To choose one, simply drag and drop it to your email on the right.

screenshot of email > social icons

Once you have chosen the design tab and placed it on the email to the right, click on the social media tab and a new set of options will be displayed on the left side menu.

Click on Social content. There you can add the hashtags of all the social icons you wish to include or exclude: Instagram, Pinterest, Google+, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and Skype.

screenshot of social content
How do I hide the social media I am not using on the email?

You can remove the social content icons from the email by going to the design page of your email and clicking on the social tab box to the right (if you havent added one, please check the instructions above in the Email section). Then, on the menu to the left, click on Social content.

You will see a check box that reads Show; if you would like to remove the social content icons from your email, then untick the box.

screenshot of email > social content

Virtual Lobby

If you are using the Virtual Lobby, the participants of your event can also add posts to the feed while attending your event virtually. They can just type the message in the indicated area and then post it.

Screenshot of News Feed Virtual Lobby

If the content was originally posted on social media (Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, etc.) that has been linked to the event as mentioned above, the source icon will appear on the left, and the link to open the original post will be displayed on the news feed as well.

Can I disable the Feed in the Virtual Lobby?

Yes! To disable the feed, go to Event > Virtual Lobby > press Edit and uncheck the Feed option to disable it.

screenshot of disable feed in the Virtual Lobby
My Account

All participants of the event will be able to add their social media links to their My Account page.

The social media links will be visible to other attendees whenever they click on a participant's name either under Networking or in the list of participants inside a room via People tab.

social media links

Go to Event > Configuration > Details > scroll down to the social media section.

If you see a block in front of your profile or hashtag, then please remove the block by pressing the x. See the image below for more details:

screenshot of event > details > social media


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