FreeConferenceCall.com Celebrates 17 Years of Consumer Privacy Protection

By Josh Lowenthal, President of FreeConferenceCall.com 

The recent Facebook data breach scandal has spurred nationwide conversations over consumer privacy protection in the digital age. Caught with a lax privacy policy and a long history of collecting consumer data without clear consent, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is dealing with pressure from Congress, a precipitous decline in user trust and investor skepticism on the long-term viability of his business model. Read More...

What You Need to Know About the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

By Eugene Tcipnjatov, FreeConferenceCall.com Chief Technology Officer

On May 25, 2018, the European Union (EU) is preparing to roll out its new consumer-friendly data protection law known as the General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR. The new rule requires that businesses make it easy for consumers to understand how their data is used and voluntarily consent to data collection. It also requires companies to provide a compelling reason for data collection and give people access to their information and the right to delete or correct inaccurate data. Read More...

How to Use Video Conferencing with Your Classroom Chromebook

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Calling all superheroes — or the closest thing we have to that. We have some exciting news for educators around the globe. FreeConferenceCall.com is now completely Chromebook™ compatible. That’s right! You can use audio, video and screen sharing for your entire class — absolutely free.

The teaching landscape has been forever changed by technology, most recently with the adaptation of video conferencing in the classroom. Video conferencing helps educators all over the world break geographical barriers by connecting students to other educators, students or experts regardless of location. Read More...

How Video Conferencing Can Save Money for Businesses

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These are the ways that video conferencing can save money for businesses:

  1. Cutting down on wasted time.
  2. Maximizing efficiency.
  3. Eliminating any potential travel costs.

Here, we’ll discuss why video conferencing is beneficial for many businesses, why video conferencing is a popular option, what types of video conferencing are available and the times when businesses should opt to use video conferencing. Read More...

Next Stop on Dave’s Speaking Tour: New Orleans, Louisiana

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By Haley Steinhauser, Director of Public Relations and Social Media

Hello, hello! As I landed in the airport yesterday morning, I heard a fellow passenger tell her friend, “Everything in New Orleans is a good idea.” Ain’t that the truth! The atmosphere is electric, the people are gracious, the food is out of this world and the music is lively. The perfect city for a conference! Read More...

How to Host a Successful International Conference Call

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International video conferencing has many cultural differences you’ll have to overcome to have a successful call.

We’ve come up with seven steps to having a successful international conference call without fail. Read further to find out how you can improve your international video conferencing habits and ensure you come off as a professional no matter where your participants are from. Read More...