Like most signs, they are formed out of necessity and context. When Zoom became one of our only ways of connecting, the sign language community came to agree on how to sign “Zoom.”
Because this is novel software, this sign might differ based on region. It’s important to be open to other ways of signing!
If you're looking to learn more sign language, check out our other ASL resources. We constantly update these resources to provide you with useful new signs you can use in your day-to-day life.