The battle for video conferencing supremacy has taken another turn, with lots of upgrades and improvements for Zoom, Micro .ft Teams and Google Meet.
Earlier, LinkedIn announced an upgrade to its messaging service that would allow members to make video calls to the site using micro .ft teams, blue jeans or zoom, to bring millions of more potential users to the platform.
But there is even worse news for Google Meet users, who will soon face restrictions on call length for certain versions of the service.
LinkedIn’s announcement comes as part of a major overhaul of the business-focused social media platform, along with the site’s first major visual redesign in five years.
Starting October October 2020 in mobile and desktop, LinkedIn users will be able to chat their face-to-face conversations with LinkedIn messages.
To get started, all you need to do is click on the video icon next to where you type the message, which will bring up a menu where you can choose from Teams, Zoom or Blue Jeans and give a prompt to sign in. Share a unique link to start an instant meeting, or schedule later.
Elsewhere, Google Meet users are facing downgrades after Google announced it would end the gift of unlimited free calls on the service.
The company offered free meetings to all users without a time limit earlier this year as the demand for video conferencing grew in the epidemic.
However from September 30, users on the Google Meet Free plan will be limited to just 60 minutes of calls.
Google is removing access to some meet features for G Suite and G Suite for Education customers, including the ability to hold meetings with up to 250 participants, broadcast live to 100,000 people in a single domain, as well as the ability to save. Meeting recordings on Google Drive.
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