1. Why Zoom has become the darling of remote workers during the COVID-19 crisis  CNBC
  2. The Best Alternatives to Zoom for Remote Meetings  Lifehacker
  3. How to find Zoom filters if you're using the video messaging app WFH  Evening Standard
  4. How to optimize your remote video conferencing setup  IDG TECHtalk
  5. Coronavirus: Zoom, Microsoft Teams bingo card goes viral  Deseret News
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Zoom is getting a lot more use these days now that people need to hold meetings remotely and carry on other events that require face-to-face interaction without the current risks posed by physical proximity. Zoom lets you create and host meetings, but it isn’t the only online video conferencing solution out there. With anecdotal reports of slow connections and dropped calls, some might be looking for a secondary option. Thankfully, there are plenty of paid and free options to pick from, depending on your needs. Zoom is getting a lot more use these days now that people need to hold meetings remotely and carry on other events that require face-to-face interaction without the current risks posed by physical proximity. Zoom lets you create and host meetings, but it isn’t the only online video conferencing solution out there. With anecdotal reports of slow connections and dropped calls, some might be looking for a secondary option. Thankfully, there are plenty of paid and free options to pick from, depending on your needs.

The Best Alternatives to Zoom for Remote Meetings

With way more people working and taking classes from home, the online gathering is surging in popularity. To say there have been some hiccups along the way would be an understatement.With way more people working and taking classes from home, the online gathering is surging in popularity. To say there have been some hiccups along the way would be an understatement.

Turns out Online Classes and Meetings Can Be Very Awkward

Zoom, Google Hangouts, Microsoft Teams and Skype are all free, though Teams and Zoom have paid versions too. You can be sillier on non Zoom apps.Zoom, Google Hangouts, Microsoft Teams and Skype are all free, though Teams and Zoom have paid versions too. You can be sillier on non Zoom apps.

Zoom is hot, but then so is Skype, Hangouts and Teams. How they compare

“I’m a 49 year old man playing poker over @zoom_us at midnight on a Friday night with my @PolyCompany headset It’s pretty great”

jason@calacanis.com on Twitter: "I’m a 49 year old man playing poker over @zoom_us at midnight on a Friday night with my @PolyCompany headset It’s pretty great"

“Can we get wartime Apple to knock out a Bluetooth version of the old iSight camera and help @zoom_us with an Apple TV app?”

Dan Frommer on Twitter: "Can we get wartime Apple to knock out a Bluetooth version of the old iSight camera and help @zoom_us with an Apple TV app?… https://t.co/VvytbT3mHp"

“Someone needs to make a really simple video calling app for people who are less tech savvy. Skype, hangouts, whatsapp, zoom, whatever, they're all fine for nerds like you and me, but to a lot of people they're a contemptuously baffling forest of stupid needless option trees.”

Ben WashYourHands Goldacre on Twitter: "Someone needs to make a really simple video calling app for people who are less tech savvy. Skype, hangouts, whatsapp, zoom, whatever, they're all fine for nerds like you and me, but to a lot of people they're a contemptuously baffling forest of stupid needless option trees."

“Hey @zoom_us you know what would be amazing? A timer option for when we have multiple speakers who need to be timed 🙏♥️”

Adrienne Airhart on Twitter: "Hey @zoom_us you know what would be amazing? A timer option for when we have multiple speakers who need to be timed 🙏♥️"

It says 'Touch Up My Appearance'It says 'Touch Up My Appearance'

How to find Zoom's hidden beauty filter and save your video calls | Metro News

When you have to work or attend school remotely, video calls become pretty important to stay on top of things. Virtual conference platforms like Zoom make it easier to stay connected, and they also offer some fun features to spice up the daily…When you have to work or attend school remotely, video calls become pretty important to stay on top of things. Virtual conference platforms like Zoom make it easier to stay connected, and they also offer some fun features to spice up the daily…

The 10 Best Zoom Backgrounds To Liven Up Your Video Calls

A Zoom background hides your clutter and can entertain your friends and coworkers. Here's how to do it, with either a still image or video.A Zoom background hides your clutter and can entertain your friends and coworkers. Here's how to do it, with either a still image or video.

How to create custom Zoom backgrounds to entertain your coworkers | PCWorld

There are several video conferencing apps that allow you to hold meetings with your clients and team members from whichever location you are in.There are several video conferencing apps that allow you to hold meetings with your clients and team members from whichever location you are in.

Working from home due? Use these 6 video conferencing apps for your meetings - tech - Hindustan Times

Zoom, Microsoft Teams and Slack have overtaken our lives. So let’s have fun with itZoom, Microsoft Teams and Slack have overtaken our lives. So let’s have fun with it

Coronavirus: Zoom, Microsoft Teams bingo card goes viral - Deseret News

As most people adjust to working from home, there has been a massive rise in home use of video conferencing services like Zoom and Google’s Meet. While some of us are trying to just keep the dog from barking at squirrels and the roommate from walking around in the background without pants on, others have been finding ways to hack the system to make you look like you’re working when you’re not.Some genius just figured out how to make it look like you're on a video conference call while you're really just watching TV

Zoom background customizing: How to fake working at home

As more people begin working from home amid the global coronavirus pandemic, a lot of meetings - professional and personal - have become entirely digital. To this end, the video calling app Zoom is perfect for planning out meetings and social gatherings from the comfort of your own clinically sterilised homes.As more people begin working from home amid the global coronavirus pandemic, a lot of meetings - professional and personal - have become entirely digital. To this end, the video calling app Zoom is

How to find Zoom filters if you're using the video messaging app WFH | London Evening Standard

West Elm has created a collection of very high-quality and well-lit backdrops of stylish home spaces for you to use as your Zoom background.Nothing wrong with a little retouching, right?

Zoom Video Calls Are Way More Stylish With These West Elm Backdrops

In the midst of this COVID-19 pandemic, we look at the best conferencing tech for working from homeIn the midst of this COVID-19 pandemic, we look at the best conferencing tech for working from home

The best conferencing tech for working from home - Information Age