Your year on Zoom

    How do you like to Zoom? We asked nearly 1,700 people about their virtual meeting styles, habits, and preferences in 2021. Check out who’s Zooming from bed, who’s waving at the end of their calls, and who’s on mute!


    of Zoom users have worn a nice top but PJ bottoms


    of Zoom users never (or almost never) shower before hopping on calls


    of Zoom users prefer taking calls with their camera on


    of Zoom users believe it's never ok to eat during meetings

    Top 3 favorite virtual background are:

    26% Outdoor landscapes

    25% Blurred background

    20% Business/company background


    of Zoom users have attended happy-hour drinks or a game night


    of Zoom users have attended a fitness or cooking class


    of Zoom users have said 'You're on mute'

    Top places where Zoom users have
    taken a meeting away from their desk

    21% Meet while walking/jogging

    42% The bed

    31% At the coffee shop/restaurant/bar


    of Zoom users cleaned only the part of the room visible on camera


    of Zoom users private side-chatted with a friend/colleague to make them laugh


    of Zoom users had a pet show up during a meeting


    of Zoom users had their kid show up during a meeting

    About the survey

    Zoom sent a survey to part of our global customer base in November 2021 and collected responses from nearly 1,700 who said they had used Zoom in the past year. These are selected data points from those findings.