Trolls have started invading public Zoom calls to share porn — here's how to change your settings to make your chat safer

Posted:
March 23, 2020

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Zoom has recently seen a sharp uptick in usage as more workers shift to remote work as the coronavirus continues to spread. The company has added 2.22 million monthly active users in 2020, which is more than all of 2019 combined. Zoom shares have shot up 40% this month, despite a downturn in the global economy, according to CNBC. 

But if you're among the millions of users on Zoom's platform, you don't have to be too worried about being "ZoomBombed": there's a way to turn off the screen-sharing setting and other potentially hazardous options. Here's how to do it. When you open Zoom on your computer, you'll see the "Settings" menu on the left-hand side.

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