2021 has been a year of change for all of us as the pandemic continued to expedite technology’s role in keeping us connected through video. Google Meet played a significant role in enabling those connections, helping friends, families, and colleagues across the globe safely come together.
As we saw in our recent global Economist Impact survey (October 2021), hybrid work has become a standard practice for many, underscoring the need for meaningful video meetings for the foreseeable future. Our survey also saw that, over the course of the pandemic, a lack of physical connection has led to feelings of disconnectedness. That’s why this year we’ve worked hard to enable ways for people to stay connected in a more human way—with a solution that’s flexible, immersive, inclusive, and secure by design.
Here’s a look back at this year’s most requested and impactful Google Meet features that help address the challenges of hybrid work, learning, and life.