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Zoom adds collaborative notes you can edit while on a video call

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Zoom is trying to expand its video chat platform into a full-service office suite, and its latest addition hits on the need to create and share documents. The company is adding a feature called Notes that allows users to create, share, and simultaneously edit a text document.

Notes will appear alongside a video call where Zoom’s chat box usually is. People in the call can hop in to make edits as the meeting is happening, making it easier to keep paying attention to the conversation than if they had to switch over to another screen.

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Zoom Notes show up beside a video call.

The feature is being pitched as a handy meeting prep and follow-up companion. Zoom wants users to make a doc with a meeting…

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