HOW TO USE ZOOM’S NEW ‘IMMERSIVE VIEW’ FEATURE

Zoom has started rolling out a new feature called Immersive View that would make meetings a lot more engaging and collaborative. As per Mashable, the feature was announced by Zoom at Zoomtopia 2020 and has been rolled out for Windows and…

ZOOM ROLLS OUT IMMERSIVE VIEW TO BRING PARTICIPANTS TOGETHER IN A VIRTUAL ROOM

Zoom is rolling out a new Immersive View feature to make meetings and classrooms more engaging and collaborative. This feature will allow the host to set a single custom background theme for their meetings or create layouts where participant videos…

ZOOM CREATES $100-MILLION FUND TO INVEST IN APPS USING ITS TECHNOLOGY

Zoom said it has created a $100-million (roughly Rs. 750 crores) fund to invest in startup software companies that build apps using its technology. The video conferencing company has become a household name during the pandemic as businesses and schools…

FACEBOOK PORTAL TV NOW SUPPORTS ZOOM, GoToMEETING VIDEO CALLS

Facebook’s Portal TV will now support Zoom and GoToMeeting. The two video conferencing services, along with BlueJeans and Webex, were already available on Portal, Portal Mini, and Portal+ devices. The new additions to Portal TV should make attending video calls…

SLACK LAUNCHES CONNECT DMs TO LET YOU MESSAGE PEOPLE OUTSIDE YOUR COMPANY

Popular workplace communication and collaboration platform Slack is expanding its messaging functionality. The platform will now allow Slack users to send direct messages to any other Slack user. The feature is called Connect DMs. According to a Protocol report, Slack lets you…

GOOGLE PHOTOS GETS NEW GESTURES TO HELP YOU ZOOM IN ON VIDEOS

Google Photos is inarguably one of the better performing apps in Google’s portfolio. The company keeps it fresh by adding new features with each successive update. Over the last few months alone, Google has added a bunch of new features…

NOW YOU CAN MAKE ZOOM CALLS USING YOUR AMAZON ECHO SMART DISPLAYS

Zoom, back in August this year, had announced that its video conferencing platform would be available on smart displays by Amazon, Google, and Facebook later this year. Now, nearly four months later the company has kept good on its promise…

ZOOM LAUNCHES NEW FEATURE TO HELP PREVENT POSSIBLE ZOOMBOMBING

Zoom has been plagued with security issues all through this year. It also had to deal with people easily crashing zoom meetings aka “Zoombombing.” Zoom has now launched a new feature that will alert conference organisers of potential Zoombombing. The…

ZOOM IS TEMPORARILY GIVING 40-MINUTE MEETING LIMIT ON THANKSGIVING DAY

Zoom has said that it would lift its standard forty-minute limit on free video calls for Thanksgiving Day to make it simpler for families to spend time virtually on the US holiday. The removal of the forty-minute limit for Zoom meetings…

ZOOM STRENGTHENS SECURITY ON VIDEO-CALLS WITH TWO-FACTOR AUTHENTICATION: HOW TO ENABLE IT

Zoom has introduced two-factor authentication for better security and privacy of users. It will allow you to authenticate your account and other features, such as meetings, with an additional layer of security, such as that of a one-time password, a…