Chat in Zoom

While Zoom may seem all about video, the service has a chat system that works both within meetings and separately, depending on how you have it configured.

Zoom’s chat is fairly primitive compared to modern instant messaging systems, like WhatsApp, Skype, and Apple’s Messages, and channel-based group communication tools, such as Slack and Teams. It gets the job done during a meeting, but it’s unlikely to be a tool of choice outside it unless you, your company, or your school has or offers no better alternative.

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