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How to Use Google Messages on Desktop

access-google-messages-desktop-featured. Google Messages is the default text messaging and SMS app on many Android phones these days. It’s a powerful tool that has many tricks up its sleeve and allows users to answer their phone’s text messages from their computer. Sure, apps like WhatsApp, Signal and Telegram offer the same functionality, but if you’d rather use Google Messages for your texting needs, this article demonstrates how you can use Messages on your desktop computer. Related: How to Send and Read Messages with Google Assistant on Android Before We Get Started We should note one… Read more14530915.gif

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Zoom’s New Event Platform Promises to Make Virtual Conferences Less Awful

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Even as social distancing requirements wane, it seems like virtual conferences and events are here to stay. Now, Zoom is working on a dedicated Events platform to help make multi-day virtual conferences a bit more tolerable (and profitable).

Zoom Events builds on the company’s first event “marketplace,” called OnZoom. The service caters to enterprise customers and companies, offering several features that help keep conferences organized and emulate the social aspect of in-person events.

Opening a Zoom Event will bring you to a central hub where you can register your attendance or buy a virtual ticket. Once you’re signed in, you can see all of a conference’s upcoming meetings and presentations, even if they span throughout an entire week. Whoever’s running the Zoom Event can add short video previews to all of the upcoming meetings, or choose which meetings attendees can and can’t see .

Interestingly, Zoom Events will include a lobby feature that mimics the cocktail parties of in-person events. If you join a meeting early or stick around after it ends, you can chat with other people via text and exchange contact information.

And while it’s hard to track how many people actually participate in online conferences, Zoom Events will include detailed statistics on attendance, ticket sales, and other stats. For that reason, it could become a popular platform for online conventions and music festivals, not just corporate get-togethers.

In a way, Zoom Events sound somewhat similar to Facebook Events, which recently added tickets and livestreams to its feature-set. But its focus on large, multi-day conferences could help it stand out in the corporate world, or even become a leading platform for online conventions and festivals. If you want to keep up with Zoom Events as it launches this summer, sign up for the company’s mailing list now.

Source: Zoom via Engadget

Source: https://www.reviewgeek.com/83886/zooms-new-event-platform-promises-to-make-virtual-conferences-less-awful/
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Microsoft Teams free friends & family video calls have a big advantage

Microsoft Teams is adding friends and family features, offering free audio and video calls as well as virtual environments to make catching up with socially-distanced relatives easier and more entertaining. Although already a mainstay of businesses, where Teams competes with platforms like Slack and Zoom, the Teams personal features include the ability to have a call that lasts a whole … Continue reading

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Google Meet Extends Free Unlimited Video Calls Until June 30th

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Google Meet will continue to offer free unlimited video calls until June 30th, the company announced in a Tweet. After June 30th, free calls will be limited to an hour. This is the second time that Google has postponed its 60-minute call limit after extending its initial deadline from September 30th, 2020 to March 31st of this year.

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How to Add a Microsoft Teams Chat Link to Your Email Signature

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Adding an email address, Twitter, LinkedIn, and company info to your email signature is all well and good, but none of those options allow the recipient to instantly chat with you. Fortunately, you can add a direct Microsoft Teams chat link so people can DM you with one click.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/710663/how-to-add-a-microsoft-teams-chat-link-to-your-email-signature/
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How to Send Disappearing Messages in Signal

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Don’t want your messages sent through Signal to remain on someone’s phone? You can use the Disappearing Messages feature to automatically delete all messages in a chat after a set time. Here’s how to send disappearing messages in Signal.

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How to Find and Join Telegram Channels

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As far as messaging apps go, Telegram is quite unique (especially compared to Signal). You get access to third-party clients, bots, drop-in audio chats, and more. Telegram’s public broadcasting channels are one such feature. Here’s how to find and join Telegram channels.

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