Zoom 5.0 update addresses some of the app’s major privacy issues

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  • Zoom today rolled out Zoom 5.0, an app update with a huge number of important security features and improvements.
  • Zoom’s video chatting software exploded in popularity once the coronavirus quarantine began, but the app has been plagued by privacy issues.
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Whether you like it or not, there’s no denying that the coronavirus has turned the majority of the country into hermits. With stay-at-home orders in place across the vast majority of U.S. states, millions of Americans have been stuck at home for weeks on end at this point. As a result, Zoom’s video conferencing software has skyrocketed in popularity over the past few weeks as people have been looking to virtually connect with friends and family.

While there is certainly no shortage of video chat options out on the market, Zoom managed to become the app of choice because it’s easy to use and offers a superior user experience. While video chatting with friends on FaceTime, for example, can result in frustrating lags and choppy video, Zoom’s technology manages to avoid such problems.

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