Fort Mill Schools Switches Meeting Platforms Amid Zoom Privacy Concerns

FORT MILL, S.C. — The videoconferencing app – Zoom – is making headlines. It’s exploded in popularity during the Coronavirus pandemic with businesses, employees and schools using the app as a means to collaborate and work.

But over the last week – Zoom has faced backlash over privacy concerns and data being collected from users’ meetings, according to Consumer Reports. Click HERE for more information.

In an effort to make safety a top priority for students and staff, the Fort Mill School District has encouraged teachers to transition from Zoom to Google Hangout.

Since these privacy issues – ZOOM has released an update to it’s privacy policy. It’s working harder to ensure transparency for members.

The Fort Mill School District has supplied the security settings that came out through Zoom.

See the tweet below for details.

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