The Covid-19 outbreak which have caused lockdown in almost every country. This lockdown has proved to be a blessing in disguise for some of the companies. Like Video Calling App Zoom have seen an exponential rise in their user’s congestion. Last year in December the company had a daily congestion of 10m users which this month have reached up to 200m.
The major reason behind this exponential growth is that app possesses professional feature which perfectly suit the needs of corporates. From political party’s meetings to corporate meetings all are taking place on Zoom.
On one hand it is a good sign for the company but on the other hand it has raised traffic management and security issues. Earlier this week in Boson some unknown individuals invaded the class sessions which were taking place. Due to this FBI asked people not to share their meeting Id publically or to any unknown individual.
This process of invasion is termed as “Zoombombing”. Subsequently few days later Elon Musk’s company SpaceX banned its employees from using the Zoom App stating that the app has “significant security and privacy issues. Due to security concerns the company witnessed a marginal fall in their share price for the past three days.
Founder and CEO of Zoom said “Zoom usage has taken off over the last few weeks, with more than 90,000 schools across 20 countries, using its video conferencing services to conduct classes remotely.” To address this problem Eric Yuan Wrote a letter to all its users saying “over the next 90 days, we are committed to dedicating the resources needed to better identify, address, and fix issues proactively.”