The Tavern Keeper Blog

Moderated Hangouts

For those who have booted opened a hangout from within the Tavern Keeper Site, may have noticed you get promoted with a somewhat odd dialog box when entering the hangout, despite the fact the hangout isn’t on air. 

That looks like this:

Google’s API allows us to launch what is called ‘moderated hangouts’, a feature that isn’t readily available when you launch them from normal means. 

This means that you can launch a standard hangout, and still have access to all the control that a hangout on air gives you.

Like hangouts on air, all the moderation features are available in an app called ‘Control Room’…

Open the app, will give you the moderation interface…