ZOOM APP

Virtual classes from homes

Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (Zoom) is a communications technology company headquartered in San Jose, California. It provides videotelephony and online chat services through a cloud-based peer_to_peer software platform and is used for telecomutating, distance education, and social relations.

Founder:- Eric Yuan (CEO)

Head quarters:- Sanjose,California,US.

Founded:-21April ,2011.

Net income:-$21million(2019).
Use of the platform is free for video conferences of up to 100 participants, with a 40-minute time limit. For longer or larger conferences with more features, paid subscriptions are available, costing $15–20 per month. Features geared towards business conferences, such as Zoom Rooms, are available for $50–100 per month.

Criticism:-
Zoom’s data security and privacy practices have been scrutinized.In March 2020, New York stateAttorney General Letitia james launched an inquiry into Zoom’s privacy and security practices. Following these inquiries, Zoom was banned from New York City schools by the New York City department of education. In April 2020, CEO Yuan apologized for the security issues, claiming that some of the issues were a result of Zoom having been designed for “large institutions with full IT support.“Zoom agreed to focus on data privacy and issue a transparency report.

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