Real-time broadcasts in audio and video format are called livestreaming. It is often offered for television broadcasts, but also plays a major role in social networks. Many content creators
use the "live function" on Instagram
to establish direct contact with their followers
. Furthermore, this function is also used by many influencers
in the gaming sector, preferably on the Twitch
Under current law, selected livestreams require a licence from the state media authorities, as they fall under the concept of broadcasting.