The outbreak of coronavirus and this covid pandemic has taught us many new ways to live life in a normal way but by staying safe at home. It has also taught us to adjust as per the situation. These new normal styles have included some use of online modes like online shopping for groceries or any other essential thing, attending classes for schools and colleges through Google meet or Zoom or Microsoft teams, and the new way of working which is also known as work from home. Now this work from home concept has one such essential thing that everyone uses. And that is of course the meeting apps like Zoom or Google meet.
This work from home has not been so easy for everyone as one has to sit continuously in front of their laptop screen, like for hours, attending meetings and doing projects which are assigned to them. Seriously zoom calls have become a huge part of our work from home routine as our all important meetings are dependent on this app. It turns out that you are not the only one who attends these never ending meetings over zoom calls, but also the Paytm CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma attends such lengthy zoom meetings and he has also tweeted about this captioning it as the “longest zoom call”.
Yes, recently Paytm CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma about how he has attended such a long zoom meeting. Wondering for how many minutes? No, actually for hours! Indeed Vijay Sharma may have got tired after attending a literal 7 hours and 45 minutes zoom call! And that is of course nearly a whole working day.
Yes talking about this longest zoom call according to CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma, he tweeted on his official Twitter account that, “just finished my probably the longest zoom call. 7 hours and 45 minutes.”, Maybe that’s probably the longest zoom call we have ever heard of.
After he posted this tweet on his official Twitter account it immediately got all the attention of the netizens and people started retweeting the street on the microblogging platform and the street gradually got so viral on Twitter and it has already gained more than 3800 likes. The comment section has been overflowed with the experiences of all the net isms due to this work from home concept and how they are struggling due to the zoom calls and continuous work.
One user commented, “With whom? still, you didn’t break my record. I used to talk to my GF for 10 hours continuously.” Another user wrote, “ok. Worried about the person who needs to take meeting notes and share today by the end of the day.”
Another user also wrote and was wondering who will break this record now and commented, “let’s romanticize it! Wohooo! Who is going to break this record please read about it, don’t forget to share it on LinkedIn too! And yes put it on your resume! #zoomchallenge.” Another user compared it to online classes and posted, “Itne main toh online classes semester ke ho jaate sir @vijayshekhar.”
Well indeed his tweet’s comment section has already been filled with many experiences of people who have also faced more hours on zoom calls, and some have also compared it to online classes and also mention their struggles relating to it. The comment section was also filled with some interesting and hilarious memes. Although this work from home concept has become a stressful job for some people, some people are getting used to it and some of them have already adopted this new normal.