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Virtual Backgrounds for Zoom, TikTok and More!

Danny Messinger

As area manager of digital marketing, I get to tell the incredible stories of our park to the world—and take our biggest fans Between the Lines. I’ve been an incurable amusement park fanatic since I was a kid and have worked at two other parks (shout-out to Cedar Point and Valleyfair!). Now, I can’t wait to share my passion with our readers! Find me @DannyMessinger on Twitter.

Video conferencing has become a staple of daily life as we all adjust to our temporary "new normal.” Luckily, California’s Great America is here to spice up your daily meetings with five virtual backgrounds featuring some of your favorite attractions and park scenes.

Are you tired of looking at the same old plain wall in your makeshift home office? Do you have kids, pets, toys or a massive action figure collection you want to keep your coworkers from seeing? Let those fears fall away as Great America transports you to an amazing place.

We have taken some of our favorite photos of the park and turned them into backgrounds that you can use for your next conference call. Even if you don't use video calls, these photos make for the perfect background for your phone or desktop!

DOWNLOAD THE HIGH-RES IMAGES HERE

HOW TO:

  1. Use it as a virtual background on Zoom: On the mobile or desktop app, under settings make sure virtual backgrounds are enabled. Then when in a meeting, under the video button (on desktop) or the three dots ‘more’ button (on mobile), choose Virtual Backgrounds and upload your image. Note, make sure you have a clean background behind you. This does not work on Android devices or older iPhone models.
  2. Use it as a background in TikTok: Click the + button to create a new video. Under ‘Effects’ choose the Green Screen effect and upload your photo as a background.
  3. Use it as wallpaper for your mobile phone or desktop: Download your favorite image to your device and change wallpaper or desktop background in your settings.

So go ahead—take your next virtual meeting to new heights with one of our uplifting backdrops!

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Danny Messinger

As area manager of digital marketing, I get to tell the incredible stories of our park to the world—and take our biggest fans Between the Lines. I’ve been an incurable amusement park fanatic since I was a kid and have worked at two other parks (shout-out to Cedar Point and Valleyfair!). Now, I can’t wait to share my passion with our readers! Find me @DannyMessinger on Twitter.

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