How Zoom became a household name

3 apr. 2020
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Zoom has become a video calling software sensation because of the pandemic. It’s free and easy to use, which has helped it become successful, but those same benefits also introduce security and privacy risks.
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  • Hi everyone, we wanted to acknowledge the audio quality on this video. We know it isn't the best! Apologies in advance - our team is working remotely, and we don’t have all of our normal resources.

    The VergeThe VergeAcum 9 luni
    • Send everyone a $2 lapel mic. Right now. So cheap and easy and 90% as good as a professional mic.

      Life AbroadLife AbroadAcum 9 luni
    • At least there are subtitles. :)

      TWiPTWiPAcum 9 luni
    • No apologies needed it's understandable given the situation! But I have a correction to your video: facetime requires you to have an apple id AND an Apple product! You also forgot to mention Google Duo (with end-to-end encription) and Google Meet.

      Bruno SilvaBruno SilvaAcum 9 luni
    • i feel like yall could amzon prime a mic to her house like

      MatthewMatthewAcum 9 luni
    • I thought it was meant to sound like a webcam mic because of the subject matter

      Incee NetinaiIncee NetinaiAcum 9 luni
  • you forgot about discord

    Chaos NiKChaos NiKAcum lună
  • FaceTime: Exists Google Hangouts: Exists Skype: Exists Everybody: Ah I know, let’s use this mysterious service that came out of nowhere and has a lot of controversy regarding it stealing user information

    FFHSAPT08 ProductionsFFHSAPT08 ProductionsAcum 4 luni
  • I'm proud that my home country still uses Skype. From the everyday Joe to school teachers, your broker and even the Hungarian press, every single person in Hungary uses Skype like it's 2009. At least your data stays at Microsoft with it and there's no such thing on Skype as Skype bombing (aka. prank calls).

    TheIronicFur 02TheIronicFur 02Acum 4 luni
  • astroturfed

    Void of Space and TimeVoid of Space and TimeAcum 6 luni
  • Google meet better

    Bengal TigerBengal TigerAcum 6 luni
  • It’s amazing that Zoom became super popular worldwide ever since the pandemic happened. I don’t think the founder ever expected such huge success in a short amount of time...

    Thunder Yeah17Thunder Yeah17Acum 7 luni
  • She sounds like she’s behind you the entire time 😳

    Space CadetSpace CadetAcum 8 luni
  • Just wait until end of lockdown and these apps will fall

    Branny CharlesBranny CharlesAcum 8 luni
  • Messenger video: am i a joke to you?

    Ron ChuaRon ChuaAcum 8 luni
  • CCP MONEY!!!!!!

    matt millermatt millerAcum 8 luni
  • I feel like everybody searched "a nice easy video meet app" and zoom showed up.

    RC568RC568Acum 8 luni
  • Thanks.

    Omar MousaOmar MousaAcum 9 luni
  • Luniza Quintos Hi hello I like king James version KJV Bible Tagalog version pls

    Quintos LunizaQuintos LunizaAcum 9 luni
  • Ashley Carmen is so cool♥️

    Bharat Kumar GuptaBharat Kumar GuptaAcum 9 luni
  • lol discord is not even mentioned

    FuseteamFuseteamAcum 9 luni
  • User data exist anywhere in world Facebook: thats my property now.

    jaimit valajaimit valaAcum 9 luni
  • Zoom is linked to China 🇨🇳 For security purpose.. Don’t put your private information on Zoom

    Ly DLy DAcum 9 luni
  • easy to use?I think they haven't tried google duo

    Mr Power VisualsMr Power VisualsAcum 9 luni
  • Whole world: stop using zoom, it has security issues Developer(somewhere in a corner of a room): skips a heart beat

    sumankar mitrasumankar mitraAcum 9 luni
  • how are their servers handling so much of traffic

    Sajal DuaSajal DuaAcum 9 luni
    • Sajal Dua 700 WORKERS IN CHINA

      matt millermatt millerAcum 8 luni
  • *corona virus exists* Us in quarantine:

    VenusVenusAcum 9 luni
  • Poor audio

    John OrichaJohn OrichaAcum 9 luni
  • I use Firefox, iPhone, and Bing for my browser, phone, and search engine

    Lila UrarakaLila UrarakaAcum 9 luni
    • Why not use DuckDuckGo? It pulls search results from Bing, but it's privacy-orientated and highly customisable.

      TheIronicFur 02TheIronicFur 02Acum 4 luni
  • Easy fix , just use a tried and secure method , Google Duo

    Roland ElliottRoland ElliottAcum 9 luni
  • U forgot discord

    Ranjit SinghRanjit SinghAcum 9 luni
  • What happen to google hangout for video conferencing?

    ravi suwanravi suwanAcum 9 luni
  • Hey verge have you ever heard of "external mic"?

    Life AbroadLife AbroadAcum 9 luni
  • **hugs his FaceTime app**

    Toby BartlettToby BartlettAcum 9 luni
  • FaceTime !

    Nilesh NarnawreNilesh NarnawreAcum 9 luni
  • Just let zoom be zoom

    Ray MakRay MakAcum 9 luni
  • Zoom will be stronger than ever

    Ray MakRay MakAcum 9 luni
  • Google duo bb

    Will TodmanWill TodmanAcum 9 luni
  • stop using zoom once and for all!

    Har MsHar MsAcum 9 luni
  • just use discord Betterrrrr!

    Zack ZakkuZack ZakkuAcum 9 luni
  • Terrible audio for a tech focused channel. Might wanna look into that.

    Chase AndersonChase AndersonAcum 9 luni
  • Guess what,People don't care how it works only if it does ?

    Wasiq MujtabaWasiq MujtabaAcum 9 luni
  • Her : Why are these many people using zoom? Well, it just works Apple users : Yes

    Sai SudharshanSai SudharshanAcum 9 luni
  • I prefeer hangout google meetings

    Marcelino195Marcelino195Acum 9 luni
  • Or, hear me out, you can lock the room once everybody is in.

    Isaac AlonzoIsaac AlonzoAcum 9 luni
  • Zoom is better than ms teams

  • Like you said might have shared information with Facebook. We all know that WhatsApp and Instagram shares our conversation with Facebook. It is still the most popular chat app around .

    LoC28CLoC28CAcum 9 luni
  • Well, you didn't mention what happen if you try other video conference software with 100 people. Most of them just don't work at large scale. So far only Zoom works in such an efficient way. It can take 100 of people conference easily. It can also use just old 4G network with 5 people international video call without lagging. At the same time, it use very little CPU and network resource while maintain a good quality.

    LouisChiakiLouisChiakiAcum 9 luni
  • Gathering from this video I suddenly realize why all my favorite podcasters are now recording from their closets. :D

    Marco LauMarco LauAcum 9 luni
  • I'm being forced to use it by my Uni...

    AriosAriosAcum 9 luni
  • Our school uses Microsoft teams. Never even used it. Plus, discord has let people do video conferences as well during this pandemic

    Saggy AiSaggy AiAcum 9 luni
  • “feels like”

    Grant BarnesGrant BarnesAcum 9 luni
  • RE Zoombombing: A couple of issues. One is people letting other people have a room number. The other is users DISABLING protective features. If you require potential room members to go through the WAITING ROOM and simply not approve anybody who wasn't invited, you will have no Zoombombing. Also - if you require a password and set it to be included in ONLY THE INVITEES' invitations, that increases security, keeping intruders out.

    Bill FarnhamBill FarnhamAcum 9 luni
  • DIFFICULT to understand. Too far from mic and way to echo-ey.

    Bill FarnhamBill FarnhamAcum 9 luni
  • i'm forced to use zoom, cause online school.

    DevCDevCAcum 9 luni
  • The audio ... ughh

    Harmen HoekHarmen HoekAcum 9 luni
  • What about Google Meet? It’s also Fast, Simple and easy to use, and we could add up to 250 people, and the UI is plain and straight forward.

    Krishna RaoKrishna RaoAcum 9 luni
  • 0:29 barely an inconvenience!

    Daniel BardeDaniel BardeAcum 9 luni
  • (movement control order mco) caused by covid in my country let my university using all of communication things to continue lecture by using that zoom, google meet and whatsapp🙉

    FaRhyst HunterzFaRhyst HunterzAcum 9 luni
  • Duh skype is free too!

    TechbasicsTechbasicsAcum 9 luni
  • Every software is potentially dangerous if it is used with default settings.

    Antonio Sanchez De TagleAntonio Sanchez De TagleAcum 9 luni
  • Zoom is being hack alot

    Marshmallow !Marshmallow !Acum 9 luni
  • People don’t care about privacy. See blackberry lol

    Mike TMike TAcum 9 luni
  • My sister is a school teacher in India, she's conducting lectures via zoom.

    Adwait ManjalkarAdwait ManjalkarAcum 9 luni
  • Hello there. Personally, I am paying for Zoom, because of its accessibility. You see, a lot of these other video apps aren’t as accessible to blind/low vision users as Zoom is. If Zoom is going to tighten their usability settings, I certainly hope that we aren’t going to see a broken application.

    shauntecknoshauntecknoAcum 9 luni
  • You can setup Zoon to allow people to participate without any account registration and without any App install, just browser view with entry code, NO DATA AT RISK

    Carlos LoffCarlos LoffAcum 9 luni
  • Plot twist: discord

    TangierianTangierianAcum 9 luni
  • People still use facebook, so......

    Srbog1Srbog1Acum 9 luni
  • Note - This videos was hosted on zoom.

    S SS SAcum 9 luni
  • I use free vpn I trust everything

    Febin FirozFebin FirozAcum 9 luni
  • Zoom is amazing and easy af I started using it this month and it's great!!

    Nihar ShethNihar ShethAcum 9 luni
    • no.. just no...

      Yami ArtYami ArtAcum 9 luni
  • Yeah dont use Zoom, it can be hacked unlike Facebook,Skype,Hangouts and every other app and Pentagon too and they dont get personal info from the user they dont even get a single cent and...... Just dont use Zoom This is a paid advertisement (not really)

    ardy's accountardy's accountAcum 9 luni
  • Zoom's servers are in communist china and the calls are not encrypted. If you know anything about communist china and how they look into all digital data, you can be the communist party is monitoring what we are all talking about. This is why the country of Taiwan, Tesla and Space-X among other large high profile companies and countries have stopped using it.

    clevername333clevername333Acum 9 luni
  • You can set up an second User ( on mac ) With only Zoom . You can have your Personal data on the Other User Account and only Zoom on the ˋzoom User acount´

    Vali WeissVali WeissAcum 9 luni
  • I do actual online school, like before they even closed before the virus, but we use blackboard collaborate, occasionally we used zoom, but after this video site exploded in popularity I don’t know if my school would allow it to be still used

    Jesus EscobedoJesus EscobedoAcum 9 luni
  • Please no one trust Zoom. They have major ties to China which is a huge cause for concern. It is also very concerning that The Verge failed to mention that in this video. Stay informed people and dont trade your personal data to China for anything.

    Alexander GarciaAlexander GarciaAcum 9 luni
  • Teachers: sO wEre goinG to use Zoom beCauSe y not.

    Mohammad Hafeez LampaMohammad Hafeez LampaAcum 9 luni
    • Stephen Fiore *without

      el koreel koreAcum 8 luni
    • Mohammad Hafeez Lampa ...With-our your permission ahead of time

      Stephen FioreStephen FioreAcum 9 luni
  • 1:57 what is that webcam cover and how can i buy it

    Williamg209Williamg209Acum 9 luni
    • Just use some duch tape mate.

      kowalskikowalskiAcum 9 luni
  • Google Meet >>

    GabrielGabrielAcum 9 luni
  • People normally : using face time and skype COVID 19 : ZooM Face time and skype : am I a joke to you

    • They are :P

      LouisChiakiLouisChiakiAcum 9 luni
  • This must have been recorded aeons ago.. Zoom has a private meeting feature. You just can't join a meeting with only the Meeting ID.

    Rohan JainRohan JainAcum 9 luni
  • Everything you described Zoom, Skype, Teams, Facebook all those are not applications, they are services running on a server somewhere, that costs money to run . If you are not paying with money, you paying for it in some other way. It's called SAS software as a service. There aren't many applications left, Application is something like the calculator, the calculator doesn't need internet to run its local, you buy it once and it's forever on your device. Some years ago companies discovered that they can make everything SAS so they can milking you at a monthly basis, even videogames belong to this category now.

    theologos kalotrapezistheologos kalotrapezisAcum 9 luni
  • Discord All the way

    legocraftmationlegocraftmationAcum 9 luni
  • There may be some valuable information in this video, but the lack of knowledge and skill to handle basic audio technique has a negative impact on the integrity of the presentation. This should not have been published in such poor quality. Viewer confidence suffers. It's too difficult to endure even two minutes in this form. Please correct the quality and maybe viewers will give it another consideration. Sorry, but that's the simple truth. Viewers expect better. Good luck.

    jsunit5jsunit5Acum 9 luni
  • Zoom is many people only option when everyone someone knows is using it.

    David DavidDavid DavidAcum 9 luni
  • when r u gonna resume Why Would YOU PUSH THAT BUTTON?

    alanmyapolloalanmyapolloAcum 9 luni
  • Laughs in discord

    Kristian Utomo TobingKristian Utomo TobingAcum 9 luni
  • Because the creator of Zoom is sleeping with Facebook.

    TinaTinaAcum 9 luni
  • I'm sorry but having capitals on you password does not make it safer.

    Big BaboBig BaboAcum 9 luni
  • That is why Zoom has Waiting Rooms, and Lock Meeting options. If you use the security tools, or use the paid version, you can lock down your meeting and kick people out.

    Jeremiah FraleighJeremiah FraleighAcum 9 luni
  • No it not just works i was trying to set it up with my friend for my birthday and it was so tedious in the settings

    Jam B GamingJam B GamingAcum 9 luni
  • who don't people use other video calling app to get connected with friends?

    Sayantan SarkarSayantan SarkarAcum 9 luni
  • I've downloaded the app this very day , and several hours later this video pop's up in my yt recommendations 😯 , now I'm feeling kinda weird...

    Bijoy AcharyaBijoy AcharyaAcum 9 luni
  • Oh hell nah I am too late I already download the app 😭😭😭

    Lilly BugLilly BugAcum 9 luni
  • Our company uses Teams and it is FANTASTIC, however Zoom is what we use with clients because it is better to use Powepoint presentations while allowing the client to see the presenters on their own cameras. I just worry about Zoom bombers!

    Polly PocketPolly PocketAcum 9 luni
  • This didn't answer the video title...

    ArnoldsKArnoldsKAcum 9 luni
  • discord is the way to go bois

    TastyGuavaTastyGuavaAcum 9 luni
  • That line is perfect People either pay by cash Or they pay by personal data

    pravin thokalpravin thokalAcum 9 luni
  • Zoom hackers: Literally have the ability to stream 18+ content easily My teacher: We aRe uSiNG ZoOm

    ThatiPadGamerThatiPadGamerAcum 9 luni
    • Wiktor Swayne ...must be an elementary school teacher

      Stephen FioreStephen FioreAcum 9 luni
  • When you farm out your software development to tons of underpaid workers in China, yeah you're gonna have security issues.

    Nate JNate JAcum 9 luni
  • RTFM

    Albert PlantillaAlbert PlantillaAcum 9 luni
  • This video was like watching a review of a default messaging app on phones but less a secure version that some one uses once a month. who needs to know this exists so badly that you needed to make a video about it? its not like you're teaching the elderly how to install and use it.

    CallzCallzAcum 9 luni
    • Because it's become extremely popular during the lockdown, and so it's a very relevant app to talk about. Obviously lots of people want to learn about it, hence the views. What do you expect from a fluff media channel like the Verge? Good journalism? :p

      D-Rock AnomalyD-Rock AnomalyAcum 9 luni
  • What’s her ig?

    AngelBabyAngelBabyAcum 9 luni
  • Really don't like the UI of the Android one.. it's really so clumsy 😕

    Arup DebArup DebAcum 9 luni
  • Zoom's major concern is that they have their enginnering team and R&D team in China and sent data to China . When Zoom choose to operate in China, they need to follow with CCP rules in China . That is rule one number ..I have zero faith on zoom ..

    Alex CanucksAlex CanucksAcum 9 luni
    • @X Kjg If you come out again, I report your account to ROlabel

      Alex CanucksAlex CanucksAcum 9 luni
    • So you have faith in CIA and Snowden?

      X KjgX KjgAcum 9 luni