Zoom removes the maximum duration for free meetings in celebration of the holidays

Zoom removes the maximum duration for free meetings in celebration of the holidays

Confirmed service Video conferencing (Zoom) Zoom for a site The Verge The technician will remove the maximum meeting length of 40 minutes for free accounts worldwide, so that users can talk longer with their loved ones during the upcoming holidays.

The company said in statement: The cap will be removed in recognition of the celebration of Hanukkah, Christmas Eve and Day, New Year’s Eve and Day, and Kwanzaa, which is celebrated by African Americans. Likewise, the company removed the 40-minute limit last month for Thanksgiving.

Usually, meetings with three or more people in free (Zoom) accounts cannot last for more than 40 minutes, but with that limit removed, users can enjoy the service for the longest time possible.

It is noteworthy that the video conference service (Meet) of Google had announced earlier raising the maximum number of meetings to 24 hours, until March 31.

And the (Zoom) company announced earlier this month that it will double revenues again Recorded sales $ 777.2 million in the third quarter, more than 4 times its revenue for the same quarter last year.

This quarter marks the second quarter in which the platform quadruples its revenue, and Zoom expects to quadruple its revenue year-on-year again in the fourth quarter.

Zoom became the most popular video conferencing platform at the beginning of the epidemic, and it managed to maintain this status even with the increasing number of other competing services, such as Google Meet, Slack, and Microsoft Teams, and their attempt to attract attention.

The company doesn’t state the total number of users, but its metrics for paying customers continue to grow.

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