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What Is Google Meet?

Google Meet is a free communication solution that allows users to stay in touch with clients and teams globally. The application works in sync with the other Google applications and allows you to present, collaborate and live stream meetings to 100,000 viewers at one time. It also comes as a Chrome extension and can be used across all devices.

Who Uses Google Meet?

Mobile and web-based google application that enables small to large businesses to send messages and conduct voice and video calls among colleagues and business partners.

Google Meet Software - Google Hangouts
Google Meet Software - Google Hangouts
Google Meet Software - Google Hangouts homepage
Google Meet Software - Notifications
Google Meet Software - Upcoming meeting schedule

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Reviews of Google Meet

Average score

Overall
4.5
Ease of Use
4.6
Customer Service
4.3
Features
4.3
Value for Money
4.6

Reviews by company size (employees)

  • <50
  • 51-200
  • 201-1,000
  • >1,001
Avinash
Avinash
Jr AI Engineer in India
Verified LinkedIn User
Information Technology & Services, 11–50 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Fantastic product and service are unbelievable

5.0 2 months ago New

Comments: Very good experience while using the meet.

Pros:

The meeting scheduling part on meet and easy to access all the functionalities

Cons:

Nothing to dislike on the meet everything is fine

Kimberly
Kimberly
CEO in US
Verified LinkedIn User
Professional Training & Coaching, Self Employed
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Alternatives Considered:

Google MEETS our Expectations

4.0 2 months ago New

Comments: This product has come along since its inception. It is now a viable alternative to a basic Zoom meeting experience. It does have a ways to go to be the decidedly chosen platform. But for FREE, it can NOT be beat! A start-up entrepreneurial dream.

Pros:

It is inexpensive and easily able to access for scheduling and changing meetings.

Cons:

The user experience is lacking other similar products--especially in the conferencing/webinar arena.

Heather
English teacher in US
Education Management, 11–50 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Hangouts- not all good

3.0 3 years ago

Comments: My negatives happen to be that Google hang out sometimes can be distracting especially since we have been teaching virtually and the students will you think they’re paying attention to you on zoom or whatever but they’re not because they are in Google hangouts chatting with each other. This is where I have my negativity comes in because I can’t get them out of the chats and I can’t control the chats like I would like to be able to. I don’t like to be one of those teachers that says no but they need to be focusing on me during class time and not on their Google hangouts.

Pros:

I have to say I have mixed review about Google hangouts.When I first found out about the Google hangouts I was really excited about it and I introduced her to my students. It was working great they could do projects together after school they could meet each other and chat about some thing they could find out what the homework was things like that also I am it really works during the COVID-19 because they can’t get together and work next week on there but they can chat to each other on the Google hangouts. With all of that sad I am I also like to use it for my colleagues and to reach out real quick and touch base. But I guess I’ll put the negatives in the con box because I do have negatives.

Cons:

When I first found out about the Google hangouts I was really excited about it and I introduced her to my students. It was working great they could do projects together after school they could meet each other and chat about some thing they could find out what the homework was things like that also I am it really works during the COVID-19 because they can’t get together and work next week on there but they can chat to each other on the Google hangouts. With all of that sad I am I also like to use it for my colleagues and to reach out real quick and touch base. But I guess I’ll put the negatives in the con box because I do have negatives.

Autumn
Office Manager in US
Hospital & Health Care, 51–200 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

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Wonderfully Consistent

5.0 3 months ago

Comments: It has overall been positive and most hangups can be quickly rectified.

Pros:

Its integration with the other Google suite (ie, Calendar, mail, drive, etc) makes for a very fluid business experience. The calls are a consistent good quality in both audio and video, and the host has good control of sharing, muting, etc.

Cons:

Sometimes invites to meetings will have issues with the link being invalid or needing specific permissions to access, even when unintended. This can lead to a delay in meetings at times.

Jamie
Onboarding Manager in US
Marketing & Advertising, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
Reviewer Source

Best video conference partner!

5.0 last month New

Comments: Google meet makes it very easy for clients to schedule calls with me and us both be sent the invitation details. It is super easy for my clients to get on calls - I have never had a problem with it!

Pros:

I love how it shows your upcoming meeting and you can easily start the meeting when your the host as early as you would like! I appreciate the easy access for my clients where all they have to do is click the link to join! I also love how they don't have to be an invite to join as you can have others hop on too! I also like how you can upload your own background - however the options available are also great!

Cons:

I would like to be able to block out background noise and make it so even invites have to wait in a waiting room.