Zoom privacy risks: The video chat app could be sharing more information than you think

Make sure you update your Zoom privacy settings.
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The Zoom video meeting and chat app skyrocketed in popularity as millions of people looked for new ways to work, study and socialize amid the coronavirus pandemic. With the option to customize your background and newer features such as Immersive View and a vanishing pen tool, it’s easy to see why Zoom’s popularity isn’t dwindling even as COVID-19 vaccines and booster shots roll out and offices become hybrid workplaces. But with all that popularity, comes privacy risks. 
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From built-in attention-tracking features (which have since been disabled) …