Videoconferencing platforms have become very popular since the coronavirus pandemic shut down schools, churches and businesses in mid-March. Though tech giants Google and Microsoft offer videoconferencing options, Zoom has emerged as one of the most user-friendly apps.
Sunday School classes and other small groups in the faith community quickly began using the app to keep in touch. On March 13, Zoom founder Andrew Yuan announced that the company would lift time limits for schools who register for the site — essentially giving them free professional accounts. In March alone, hundreds of thousands of people worldwide downloaded the Zoom app.
Unfortunately, the increased use of Zoom has made it a popular target for disrupters — known as “Zoombombers.” (continued)
The article “Protecting Your Zoom Conference from “Zoombombing”” was first published at thealabamabaptist.org.