Re: number of people acceptable to keep everyone unmuted during a meeting?


chris judge
 

He's only quoting one line of text before his post. I fail to see how anyone
can deem this not to be helpful.
Chris Judge

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From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Pamela
Dominguez
Sent: August 26, 2020 11:57 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] number of people acceptable to keep everyone unmuted
during a meeting?

And some of us don't bother to look, so if it's not first on the top, we
don't see it. Pam.

-----Original Message-----
From: Ann Parsons
Sent: Tuesday, August 25, 2020 7:50 AM
To: main@techtalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] number of people acceptable to keep everyone unmuted
during a meeting?

Hi all,

Brian, could you please refrain from bottom posting on this list? I'm not
the moderator, but it makes it extremely difficult for those of us who use
screen readers to find your messages.

Ann P.


Original message:
On Sun, Aug 23, 2020 at 09:54 PM, Sharon Hooley wrote:

How many participants, do you think, would be too much to keep
everyone unmuted during the entire meeting?
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As others have already noted, the actual answer to this would depend
entirely on the behavior of the attendees. In theory you could keep
everyone unmuted and be fine; in practice this virtually never works,
simply because there is so much opportunity for interruption due to
ambient noise that can occur at random at any single or multiple
participants' end.
That's why it's become pretty much standard practice for meeting
organizers to set things up such that any attendee joins muted by
default, and can unmute/mute themselves as necessary. It's not like
there's much of a trick to toggling the mute in any one of the online
meeting platforms.
And, of course, if there are several participants involved in a true
"back and forth" those participants would remain unmuted until that
exchange is complete.
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