If you’re looking down at your camera, the person you’re calling is looking up at you. Set your computer (if you’re on a laptop) on a few books so that you’re looking slightly up at the web camera. Just a few years ago the i Sight, Apple’s built-in cam, was excellent quality.
Not only will this tip make your image look better–and slim down that double chin if you have one–it will be easier to focus on the conversation instead of the empty space in front of you.2. However, many external web cameras have far surpassed this technology.
While the technology continues to improve, users are slow to learn how to make video calls look good.
While not all of us have Oprah’s Skype Guest Kit, which reportedly includes a state-of-the art laptop, desk-sized tripod, and prepaid return shipping label, there are some simple things the average business person can do to take online video chats to the next level.
With technology constantly evolving, one would think that chat bots get a little more convincing too.
The shorturl leads to a fake adult entertainment website where you are supposed to sign up to see more.
Just a few weeks later I have received another contact request from a lady called “dear.churchill”.
It was obviously a scam bot too and looked like it was made by the same people that were behind the first one.
I thought, OK, let’s play it through once and take some screenshots of the conversation: Obviously, Katrina Kauffman is not a real woman (or even a man), but an automated program.
At this point it is unclear if the bot hijacked someone’s personal Skype account by hacking their password or if the user account was just created to fool people.
Here are three simple tips (along with some convincing before and afters to seal the deal) to improve your webcam video picture.‘s Work Flow series who are staring directly down at their web camera, nose hairs and all. Never sit with your back to a window while doing an online video conversation or meeting unless you also have light on the front of your face to balance things out (a backlit shot is not a good shot).