Google Workspace Updates Weekly Recap – February 19, 2021

New updates

There are no new updates to share this week. Please see below for a recap of published announcements. 

Previous announcements

The announcements below were published on the Workspace Updates blog earlier this week. Please refer to the original blog posts for complete details.

Limit Google Drive sharing to specific groups with target audiences, now generally available
Admins can now define specific audiences with whom their users can link-share Google Drive files. | Learn more.

Mute all Google Meet participants at once
Meeting hosts in Google Workspace for Education Fundamentals and Education Plus domains can now mute everyone all at once in Google Meet. | Available to Google Workspace for Education Fundamentals and Education Plus customers only. | Learn more.

Introducing Google Workspace for Education
We’re excited to announce that G Suite for Education is now Google Workspace for Education. | Learn more.

Automatic group membership management with dynamic groups, now generally available
Dynamic groups are now generally available. Dynamic groups work the same as other Google Groups, but with the added benefit that their memberships are automatically kept up to date with a membership query. | Available to Google Workspace Enterprise Standard, Enterprise Plus, and Education Plus, and Cloud Identity Premium customers only. | Learn more.

More notifications added to the alert center in Google Workspace
We’re adding new alerts to the alert center. Specifically, you can now see alerts for reporting rules and 11 other new alerts related to changes to app settings and user accounts. | Learn more.

New Calendar admin privilege hierarchy in the Admin console
You can now grant admin privileges for Calendar-related settings and resource management separately. | Learn more.

Changes to information visibility in Meet quality tool, Meet audit log, and Reports API
We’re updating how information is displayed in the Meet quality tool, Meet audit log, and Reports API. This makes it easier for admins to follow up on calls hosted within their domains, as all three tools will use the same identifiers for external participants. | Learn more.

New option to download third-party apps and domain-wide delegation to CSV
With this launch, we’re adding new options to download third-party API apps and domain-wide delegated apps to a CSV file. | Learn more.

For a recap of announcements in the past six months, check out What’s new in Google Workspace (recent releases).