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What is Google Meet?

It is the business-oriented version of Google's Hangouts platform and is suitable for businesses of all sizes. It allows users to dial in phone numbers to access meetings, thus enabling users with slow internet connection to call in.
Google Meet is a tool in the Web and Video Conferencing category of a tech stack.

Who uses Google Meet?

111 companies reportedly use Google Meet in their tech stacks, including Google, PLAID, and Zé Delivery.

347 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Google Meet.

Google Meet Integrations

Firefox, Skype for Business, Tandem HQ, Google Hire, and incident.io are some of the popular tools that integrate with Google Meet. Here's a list of all 10 tools that integrate with Google Meet.
Pros of Google Meet
Integrated with G Suite
Group video call
Gmail server integration
Good to make phone calls
Instant Messaging
Easy to add and remove contacts
Unlimited Storage (Premium version)
Record (Premium Feature)
Easy setup
User friendly mobile app
Accessible from the Browser
Saves the chats for future reference
Browser extension
No pornography
Cool emoji extensions
Meet has the best quality in terms of participant view
Google Meet is never buggy
Amazing captions
16 people show at the same time
Decisions about Google Meet

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Google Meet in their tech stack.

I own an Escape Room. Since right now everyone is practicing social distancing, I would like to run my Escape Room games virtually. I would like to allow approx 4 users to log in to play. They can chitchat a few minutes before their game to get to know each other. Then once the game begins, I will introduce myself and give them the plot to their escape game. I will have a wide-angle camera mounted to the wall to show the room, and as the game master, carry a tablet or webcam around as players talk to me and direct me to show them certain items in the room, move in for closeups in certain areas, try lock combinations, etc. I will be their hands while they solve the puzzles. I am not sure if Google Hangouts Google Meet or Zoom is better for this. I did try it yesterday using google hangout meet and it was good, but I think there may have been a wifi issue where it was choppy. Just trying to figure out the best option. Thank you! Catherine

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Google Meet's Features

  • Unlimited number of meetings
  • Live captioning during meetings
  • Compatible across devices
  • Video and audio preview screen
  • Adjustable layouts and screen settings

Google Meet Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Google Meet?
It is a communication platform which includes messaging, video chat, and VOIP features.
Zoom unifies cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings, and cross platform group chat into one easy-to-use platform. Our solution offers the best video, audio, and screen-sharing experience across Zoom Rooms, Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, and H.323/SIP room systems.
Skype’s text, voice and video make it simple to share experiences with the people that matter to you, wherever they are.
Collaborate with colleagues across your organization, or halfway across the planet. Meet online and share files, information, and expertise. Collaborate from wherever you are with Webex mobile apps for IPhone, iPad, Android, or Blackberry. If you can get online, you can work together.
It is an online meeting, desktop sharing, and video conferencing software package that enables the user to meet with other computer users, customers, clients or colleagues via the Internet in real time.
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Google Meet's Followers
529 developers follow Google Meet to keep up with related blogs and decisions.