“Ohhhhh, you’re excited to be Oscar nominated? You want to be 100% safe when you attend the Oscars? Is that right? Yeah, well, no Zoom for you!”
WhatsApp on Thursday announced the introduction of voice and video calls on its desktop apps for Mac and PC, expanding the ways in which you can create the illusion of meaningful human interaction in this moment of crushing isolation.
As a journalist and content writer, I often have to go on Zoom calls every day with clients and interview sources who request to use this platform. I am also hard-of-hearing, which makes following what people say on calls tiring, due to listening fatigue.