A videoconferencing software programme developed by Zoom Video Communications.
The communications tool has gained increasing popularity during the COVID-19 pandemic, and with the banning of international travel to and from many countries, zoom is increasingly being used for remote work, distance education, and online social relations. Zoom is even being used to support legal trial hearings, while courtrooms remain closed in some countries.
With so many more Zoom users in the world, the cyber-risk has increased significantly. Zoom-bombing, intrusion into a videoconference, became a security threat and the company had to improve its digital security settings.
Zoom fatigue is a term used to describe the mental exhaustion Zoom users experience after attending back-to-back virtual meetings. Find out more: https://zoom.us/