Google Helpouts: A knowledge sharing platform based on Hangouts

October 2016

Helpouts is a knowledge sharing platform involving experts and neophytes in many areas. Open to individuals as well as professionals, it allows its users organize free or paid training via the Google Hangouts video conferencing tool.

Google Helpouts allows:
  • Users to find courses proposed by members of Google Plus in many areas of interest (cooking, fitness, health, IT, languages, etc. . )
  • Google Plus users to promote their expertise by scheduling videoconferences via Hangouts .

It should be noted that the users have the opportunity to offer free or paid courses (charged per session or per minute) and for this purpose they gain access to a dedicated presentation page summarizing the information related to the training offered (description, price, schedule).

The service is also open to companies : companies such as Sephora, One Medical, Weight Watchers...etc are already offering free training sessions.

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