Google Meet to limit meeting time to 60 minutes on free versions
Google had earlier announced in April, that it would have unlimited-length video meeting sessions on its video chat platform, Google Meet for all users until today September 30th.
After the timeline, free versions of Google Meet will be limited to 60 minutes. Also “access to advanced features of G Suite and G Suite for Education consumers, including allowing meetings of up to 250 participants, live streams of 100,000 people within a single domain and the ability to save meeting recordings to Google Drive”, according to The Verge. This features normally cost $25 pre-pandemic.
Zoom and Google Meet are just two of the free video conferencing platforms to have experienced huge success since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the globe; Zoom has since reached the 300 million active daily users’ mark will Meet surpassed the 100 million mark back in April.