Google Workspace Updates Weekly Recap – May 6, 2022

New updates

Unless otherwise indicated, the features below are fully launched or in the process of rolling out (rollouts should take no more than 15 business days to complete), launching to both Rapid and Scheduled Release at the same time (if not, each stage of rollout should take no more than 15 business days to complete), and available to all legacy Google Workspace and G Suite customers.

Space descriptions and guidelines in Google Chat rolling out now
Earlier this year, we announced the ability for space managers to add descriptions and guidelines for their spaces. This feature is now available on mobile and will be gradually rolling out for web. | Learn more here and here.

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.

Use new table templates and dropdown chips in Google Docs to create highly collaborative documents
We’re introducing two new enhancements for our flexible, smart canvas for collaboration: dropdown chips and table templates in Google Docs. | Learn more. 

Share your video feed when using Companion mode in Google Meet
When using Companion mode in Google Meet, you can now turn your camera on and share your video feed with all other participants. | Learn more.

Set recurring task end options directly in Google Tasks
You can set the end option for a recurring task (never, on a certain date, or after X occurrences) directly in Google Tasks. | Learn more.

Space managers can now delete messages in Google Chat
This feature will allow Space managers to easily moderate their spaces and remove any content that is irrelevant or inappropriate in the space. | Learn more.

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