Zoom Update Lets Your React With More Emojis, Brings Vanishing Pen Tool


Zoom’s latest update will supply more screen annotations for Zoom Meetings and Zoom Video Webinars, new hardware solutions for Zoom Rooms, expanded management capabilities for Zoom Chat, and a streamlined mass communication solution for Zoom Phone. Along side these, the video chatting service has also gained a couple of other features such as more emojis and Vanishing Pen Annotation tool. It has also resolved some reported issues. Zoom has gained massive popularity as a video chatting service ever since the coronavirus-induced pandemic restricted everyone to their homes in 2020.

Zoom announced its latest update through a blog post on April 20. It details all of the new features that Zoom will be getting in the newest update. The full changelog will also be found here. New emoji reactions have been added that will now be to be had in Zoom’s library of emojis. Users can also make a selection the skin tone for the emoji. For larger accounts, the assembly host or admin should enable access to all emoji reactions or it may be limited to the usual set of six emojis.

With Vanishing Pen Annotation, users can now add highlights or annotate things on the screen with no need to undo or erase them. By the usage of the Vanishing Pen tool, the annotations will automatically disappear after a while. This feature is to be had for both Zoom Meetings and Zoom Video Webinars on Windows, macOS, and Linux.

Other new features include Whiteboard Auto-shapes feature on the Android and iOS apps. It’ll automatically right users’ annotations on mobile devices to their intended shapes. The company also said that its Zoom Phone customers can trigger and receive mass notifications the usage of InformaCast from Singlewire Software that will notify them approximately imminent crises that may impact their wellbeing.

Recently, Facebook has added improve for Zoom on its Portal TV. This will allow users to take their Zoom calls while sitting on their sofa. Zoom account owners and admins can also add a user’s manager to seem on their employees’ profiles.

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