Zoom releases update to improve privacy

Zoom has announced the release of an update to remove meeting IDs from the title bar of the application. The update was made after numerous privacy incidents due to users sharing screenshots of their meetings on social media, with their meetings IDs and even passwords. According to ZDNet, famous incidents includesUK Prime Minister Boris Johnson sharing the meeting ID of a UK cabinet meeting, and Belgian parliamentarians exposing the meeting ID and password of a Defense committee. The Verge reports that the video conferencing tool has been scrutinised during the COVID-19 pandemic as its user base grew to 200 million people from only 10 million.