Livestreaming ‘milestone moments’ will continue, claims report

As the government declares its intention to remove all remaining Covid-19 restrictions in England tomorrow, new data reveals that Brits significantly increased their use of livestreaming and video calling apps to share important life events – or ‘milestone moments’ – during the countrywide lockdowns, and intend to keep doing so even now that restrictions are…

6 million Brits will continue to livestream Christmas celebrations

Despite Boris Johnson’s claims that Christmas celebrations can go on as normal, new data shows 5.9 million Brits still plan to livestream celebrations with loved ones this year. The representative survey of 2,023 consumers, conducted by mobile network benchmarking company Global Wireless Solutions (GWS) between late November and early December, shines a light on the increased…

Zoom adds auto-generated captions

Zoom has announced the availability of auto-generated captions, which automatically provide speaker subtitles on Zoom video meetings or webinars. The feature, also known as live transcription, is available for all free and paid Zoom Meetings and Zoom Video Webinars accounts. Users can enable the feature via the Zoom web portal. Participants can still privately request that…

Zoom revenue skyrockets 370% in a year

Zoom's revenues skyrocketed last year as global demand for online meeting solutions soared amid COVID-19 lockdowns. Although the popular video conferencing platform generated impressive revenue through its fiscal year 2021, the year's final quarter set a new record. According to data presented by BuyShares.com, Zoom hit a record high quarterly revenue of $882.5 million in Q4…