Zoom has created a win-win situation for brands and users, especially those who are very private about their homes on virtual meetings.
Brands are using Zoom as a free advertising opportunity by creating video chat backgrounds, and consumers are putting up the backgrounds to show off their random fandom for Dictionary.com, NPR, a sports team, TV show or fast-food joint.
Here’s a sampling:
In case people weren't clear, we made a Zoom background. pic.twitter.com/upJUvGeR3D— Dictionary.com (@Dictionarycom) April 6, 2020
Jack in the Box
No one:— Jack in the Box (@JackBox) April 3, 2020
Us: We made you some Zoom backgrounds. Take your calls with a side of curly fries. pic.twitter.com/JijvLHQPQ0
Add some sunny days to your next video call with Sesame Street backgrounds! ?? pic.twitter.com/vPd7e0K4ft— Sesame Street (@sesamestreet) March 31, 2020
Need some new @zoom_us backgrounds? We've got you covered:— Jeopardy! (@Jeopardy) April 9, 2020
Mrs. Doubtfire, the Musical
Here are some zoom backgrounds for you, poppets! pic.twitter.com/9E9GxL3QaI— Mrs. Doubtfire the Musical (@DoubtfireBway) April 7, 2020
Human Rights Campaign
Ready to Zoom with pride? ?? Use one of @HRC’s custom backgrounds during your next @zoom_us call with friends, family or coworkers to show your pride! Grab a screenshot and share it with us using #ZoomWithPride. https://t.co/UkIaARhqDP pic.twitter.com/HsBSbFxYdL— Human Rights Campaign (@HRC) April 8, 2020
Buffalo Wild Wings
Spice up those conference calls with these Zoom backgrounds ?? pic.twitter.com/PAUAoP0T5G— Buffalo Wild Wings (@BWWings) April 2, 2020
No, you didn’t ask for them. No, you don’t want them. But they’re here: Downloadable Denny’s backgrounds for your video work meetings. Dress 2 impress. pic.twitter.com/W5oZwxcTlc— dennysdiner (@DennysDiner) March 26, 2020
Boston Red Sox
Pimp your video calls with Yorkshire Tea Zoom backgrounds!— Yorkshire Tea (@YorkshireTea) April 8, 2020
The essential tool for modern, home-based folk who love a brew and want everyone to know it.
Full set here: https://t.co/2tAVe9m74z pic.twitter.com/0wXLzjPW8L
New Zoom background: pic.twitter.com/nIuoTPLjt9— NPR Music (@nprmusic) April 6, 2020