Video Conferencing

A great way to socialize remotely with your friends and family is to video chat with them. There are many free resources for remote work meetings or just virtual happy hours.

💻 Zoom

The free Basic Plan includes: Unlimited number of meetings (one meeting at a time); No expiration date; No time limit for 1-on-1 meetings; 40 minute limit on meetings with 3-100 people

💻 Whereby

Free for a single room – sign up for an individual account, create a URL room and share it with friends! (Formerly

💻 Google meet and Google hangouts

If you have gmail it, click the link and it will open your hangouts where you can start a video call with your contacts

Google Meet has been added and updated since I started this list. You can add a call right from a Google calendar event invite or click the link:


No free accounts, but they do have a free trial period

💻 Skype

Free conference calls. Skype requires payment for different types of calls though. Computer to computer calls don’t cost anything though

💻 WhatsApp

If you have WhatsApp on your phone, you can start a group call from your phone.

💻 Slack calls

If you use to collaborate with remote teams, you can start calls from the app.