Tag Archives: Hosts

Fox News hosts urged White House to act during Jan. 6 riot, committee reveals

As a mob of Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, White House chief of staff Mark Meadows received text messages from multiple Fox News hosts and the president’s son, urging him to convince Trump to issue a statement condemning the violence, according to the House select committee investigating the attack. The text messages are among thousands of documents Meadows has turned over to the committee, according to Vice Chair Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., who revealed the… Source link

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Google Meet hosts will be able to keep participant mics and cameras off

Google Meet hosts will soon be able to turn off participants’ microphones or cameras and prevent them from turning them back on, the company announced in a Workspace blog. The feature could be a useful way for hosts to keep noisy or rowdy attendees from continually interrupting meetings even after they have already been muted. The microphone and camera lock feature will be off by default; hosts will have to turn it on during meetings if they want to use it. If your meeting has breakout… Source link

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Google Meet rolls out new audio and video locks for hosts – TechCrunch

Google Meet is getting new audio and video locks to let hosts turn off the microphones and cameras of other participants. The new feature essentially lets you mute a user and prevent them from unmuting themselves until you unlock them. Earlier this year, Google rolled out the ability for hosts to mute everyone all at once in a group call. This latest feature takes the move a step further by preventing participants from unmuting themselves at any point during the… Source link

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Google hosts YouTube video making false claim about George Floyd

Google’s YouTube, which has pledged to do more to remove fake content, has not taken down a video that falsely calls George Floyd a rapist. The video was posted Monday, as the defense and prosecution made closing arguments in the trial of Derek Chauvin, a white former Minneapolis police officer convicted Tuesday of murder and manslaughter for kneeling on the neck of Floyd, a Black man, for nearly 10 minutes. By Tuesday at 6 p.m., the video by conservative YouTube host Stew Peters, who has… Source link

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