Today, we’re sharing the latest updates and new features for Breakout Room. 


One-click meetings and invites

You can now start a separate meeting room instantly within Breakout Room. Previously, you could only meet website visitors that requested a chat. Now, you can instantly create your own meeting room and meet with anyone.

Just click “Create Room.” Then, share the meeting room URL with anyone you’d like to join.

You can use Breakout Room to meet in so many ways:

  • Already using a website chat product? When you want to talk with a visitor or share your screen, just share an instant meeting room with them.
  • Use Breakout Room to meet with sales prospects. No software downloads means they’ll always be able to log into your meeting.
  • Need to quickly meet with a colleague in another office? Just send a Breakout Room.

 

Audio-only option

Want to speak with someone, but don’t want to share your webcam? Our new audio-only options lets you “phone into” a meeting without sharing your webcam. It’s the perfect option for those early-morning meetings while you’re still in your pajamas.

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Screen sharing in Firefox

Operators can now share their screen in Firefox! Our screen-sharing plugin for Firefox is now live. Adding the plugin is seamless, and you’ll be sharing your screen in no time.

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Audio improvements & more

We’ve also released the usual assortment of tweaks and bug fixes. Most notably, we’ve stabilized audio settings to make conversations even better.

 

Share your feedback with us

All of the new features for this week originated from user feedback. Please, let us know your thoughts on the new features and what else you’d like to see from Breakout Room.

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