Zoom now has more than 300 million daily users
What you need to know
- Zoom now has more than 300 million daily users.
- The figure was announced by CEO Eric S. Yuan in a webinar.
- Zoom has committed to a 90-day security plan after its meteoric rise exposed some privacy and security flaws in its platform.
Zoom CEO Eric S. Yuan has announced the platform now has more than 300 million daily users.
According to Zoom's blog:
As The Verge notes, Zoom's user base back in December was around 10 million a day. The popularity of the platform has skyrocketed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has seen millions of workers take to remote working. Beyond enterprise, Zoom has also established itself as a platform for meetings and social gatherings amongst friends. Earlier this month, Zoom reported that it had more than 200 million users, which means that it has added another 100 million in just 3 weeks, a massive increase of 50%.
Zoom's 'Ask Eric Anything' webinars are part of providing updates on Zoom's 90-day security plan. In the most recent session, Zoom execs discussed new data routing controls for paid customers, the release of Zoom 5.0 (including tougher encryption) and more. In conclusion Zoom stated:
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By Kevin Lynch