By Matt Christopherson

(CBS Detroit) – As coronavirus cases rise and officials recommend against Thanksgiving, Zoom wants to help by offering family to spend the holiday virtual this year.

Zoom will forego its 40-minute cap on free video calls for the holiday.

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This will allow families or friends to connect for a longer period instead of meeting in person.

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The zoom marathon will be available starting at midnight on Thanksgiving.

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