As COVID-19 keeps many housebound, Zoom has become the go-to video conferencing software for remote social gatherings, meetings and home-based learning. In March, its number of daily active users skyrocketed from 10 million to more than 200 million. The increased usage of Zoom exposed the cracks in the software’s security when pranksters “Zoombombed” meetings. Further scrutiny of Zoom’s privacy policies found that users had no control over what Zoom did with personal data. Security and privacy became such a concern that Singapore actually banned the use of Zoom in educational settings. If you’ve been using Zoom and you’re concerned about your online privacy we compared 6 and looking for alternative video chatting tools you can use for your virtual meetings. 1. Google Meet From the search engine to apps, most people who use the Internet would have used a Google service at some point. Google Meet used to only be

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