Google Meet is getting breakout rooms, but only for some education customers to start | The Verge

acastro_180508_1777_google_IO_0003.0 Google Meet is getting breakout rooms, but only for some education customers to start | The VergeIllustration by Alex Castro / The Verge

Google’s Meet videoconferencing service is getting breakout rooms, but they’ll only be available to Google Workspace Enterprise for Education customers at first, according to a Google blog post (via 9to5Google). With the feature, teachers and educators will be able to break their classes into smaller groups for things like projects or focused discussions.

Google will let you make up to 100 breakout rooms in a single call. Once you’ve decided how many breakout rooms you want, Google will randomly group up the people on the call into rooms, but moderators can manually add people to other rooms if they want. Meeting moderators can also hop between rooms to check in on groups.

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