Microsoft has 145 million people using its Microsoft Teams communications app with an increase of 26 percent during the pandemic to 115 million daily active users in October 2020. Usage of Teams has increased over the past year, continuing to services like Teams, Slack, and Zoom. At the beginning of the pandemic, Microsoft has around 32 million daily active users which jumped to 75 million in a matter of weeks, even the early days of the pandemic. It’s an impressive amount of growth.
It is difficult to compare to competitive services. Google and Zoom don’t disclose daily active users and opt for more broad daily active participants. It sometimes shows that the single user can be counted multiple times to participate in different meetings during a day. Zoom has 300 million daily active participants last year and had 100 million daily active participants. Microsoft’s explosive Team’s growth with troubles this year. Teams went down for many users for two hours this morning.