Is it time to keep your distance from Zoom?

The teleconferencing platform has had a surge in users, but the freemium model is not without risks—some more embarrassing than others.

Lex Hall 17 April, 2020 | 12:05AM

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In this increasingly Orwellian world of social distancing and working from home, videoconferencing providers have enjoyed a surge in user numbers.

The coronavirus is forcing workers, students and the wider population to interact more online and for that they’re looking to a few companies in particular: notably, Zoom Video Communications Inc (ZM); Microsoft (MSFT), through its Teams application; and Slack (WORK).

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar Rating
Microsoft Corp210.02 USD-2.87
Slack Technologies Inc Class A27.61 USD-4.00
Zoom Video Communications Inc520.40 USD1.74

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Lex Hall

Lex Hall  is an editor at Morningstar Australia.

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