Zoom Cloud Meetings (abbreviated as Zoom) is a video teleconferencing software application developed by Zoom Video Communications. There is a 40-minute time limit on the free plan, which allows for up to 100 simultaneous users. Subscribing to a premium plan allows users to upgrade. For sessions lasting up to 30 hours, the most costly plan allows for up to 1,000 simultaneous participants.
The use of Zoom for remote jobs, distance education, and online social interactions increased during the COVID-19 outbreak. With 477 million downloads in 2020, Zoom became the world’s fifth most popular smartphone app.