As we “zoom” into the pervasive use of online meetings, we are also learning how to use and trouble-shoot the tools. This is my favorite way to learn, but it can also be a bumpy road leading to the school of hard-knocks!
One particularly concerning discovery from this week is the new craze of people crashing Zoom meetings, creating unwanted and sometimes offensive distractions by writing in the chat dialogue, taking their phones off mute, and even sharing their screens with offensive messages and videos.
There has been a public outcry to Zoom, demanding the company immediately make their tool more secure, but you don’t have to wait because there are a few settings you can adjust right now that will make your meetings safer from unwanted zoom-crashers.
11 Steps you can take to prevent Zoom crashers:
Here are some additional resources to help your learning keep pace with your use of zoom: