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Need a new Zoom background?

Need a new Zoom background?


We scoured Twitter to find 50 of the best posts featuring Zoom backgrounds from television, movie and gaming.

By Laura Rutkowski, Staff Writer

Zoom calls have quickly become integrated into our everyday routines, so why not spice them up with a virtual background? Zoom backgrounds are making the rounds on social media, with people creating their own, and official accounts getting in on the action. If you’re tired of your working from home (or just video chatting) set-up, no problem – just get a new one!


As much as everyone loves to sneak a peek at their colleagues’ or friends’ home décor, a surprising or funny backdrop elevates your chat and acts as the ultimate talking point. Download scenes from: FOXHBO, Adult Swim, DC and Marvel. Find out how you can try it for yourself with Zoom’s tutorial or follow our step-by-step guide below. 

  1. Go to the Zoom app’s settings menu.
  2. Choose the Virtual Background option on the left.
  3. Click on the Plus icon on the right side of “Choose Virtual Background.”
  4. Upload your desired background image file from your device.

And… voilà! You are no longer in your small makeshift office space with an ironing board for a desk and a ridiculously uncomfortable chair. No, you are in The Simpsons’ living room, or you are in Joe Goldberg’s glass box from You, or you are back in The Office, where you’re assistant to the regional manager.


Check out these 50 tweets, showcasing some of the very best Zoom backgrounds. After looking through all these (and inevitably saving all of them), you’ll be itching to schedule a meeting…

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