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The COVID-19 pandemic has closed businesses and schools, and quarantined people in their homes worldwide, creating a surge in working remotely. As a result, the videoconferencing company Zoom has swiftly risen to prominence by enabling businesses to function, students to attend lectures, churches to share services and friends to connect. Writing for Forbes, Alex Konrad cautions that Zoom’s original mission did not include this much attention or this large a variety of uses, so problems inevitably surfaced. Konrad offers insight into a service many now depend on to navigate the demands of social distancing and virtual jobs.
About the Author
Alex Konrad, an associate editor at Forbes, covers venture capital, cloud and enterprise software out of New York City.