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The Silicon Valley start-up said it's used by over 450,000 companies and that its revenue grew more than 300% from 2015 to 2016.
Zoom is in a hotly-contested space that includes big tech companies like Microsoft (Skype), Google, Cisco and Citrix as well as start-ups Blue Jeans Network and Vidyo.
For specific advice on livestreaming, check out the Livestreaming hot topic: There are a huge number of positive uses and potential for using video chat services and webcams as tools for communication and a number of sites, apps and services may wish to access your webcam.
The advice below can help you minimise the risks associated with webcams and video chatting.
Skype is the most popular app for voice and video calling.
Additionally, the availability of instant video chat services enabling either one on one conversations, or group chats, has grown, and a wider number of social media apps and services now offer this too.
"Legacy systems are very big and complicated to use," Yuan said on Thursday at an event at Okta's San Francisco headquarters.
Taking advantage of the recent trend in voice controls and machine learning, Yuan said Zoom also just rolled out voice-activation, so an employee can walk into a room and just say, "Hey Zoom, start a meeting."© 2019 CNBC LLC. A Division of NBCUniversal Data is a real-time snapshot *Data is delayed at least 15 minutes.
If you have a Windows computer, Viber might be the perfect free video calling app for you.
It's as easy to use as selecting a contact from the "Viber Only" section of your contact list and then using the video button to start the call.