93 – Google Hangouts Meet

Down 8 places this year

The original Google Hangouts is no more, but it has morphed into Google Hangouts Meet, where you can hold impromptu video meetings on the go, virtual training classes around the world, remote interviews, and much more.

Websites: meet.google.com
Cost: Free.
Availability: Online

Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2019: 81
Top 100 Tools for Workplace Learning 2019: 57
Top 100 Tools for Higher Education 2019: 81

Past Overall Rankings
2018: 85.   2017: 85    2016: 41    2015: 23   2014: –   2013: –
2012: –      2011: –      2010: –       2009: –     2008: –   2007: –


Some comments from those who selected Google Hangouts Meet as one of the Top 10 Tools in 2019

  • “Video conversations and ability to share docs whilst online” Workforce Development Lead, UK
  • “When Slack or Drive won’t do …” CLO, USA

Previous comments

  • “Most of my meetings are remote, and Meet is still the simplest way to bring people together for a quick discussion.” JD Dillon, 2018
  • “quickly and easily call people; see them; ask questions and get answers” L&D Manager, UK
  • “I am able to collaborate with colleagues without driving miles and miles. Friends and family are simply within reach.” Rose Ngacha, Primary/Secondary (K12) teacher, USA, 2016
  • “is effective way to see and hear from students” Steven Guzelimian, USA, 2016
  • “great for interactive webinars” L&D Manager, USA, 2016
  • “Easy to use. All platforms.” Niels Johansen, HR, Denmark, 2016


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