How to improve your video calls in 5 minutes

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The Verge

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From virtual weddings to work meetings, we all suddenly have to be on camera in our homes, and as a Verge video director and host, Becca Farsace is no stranger to having to be camera ready at all times and in imperfect spaces. Here are some tips and tricks to becoming the video call MVP you were meant to be.
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The Verge
The Verge 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Tag a friend that needs these tips
Chocolate Pie1819
Chocolate Pie1819 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
@myfriend
Majesty Ideas
Majesty Ideas 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Me ....
Carlos
Carlos 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
How can I get a Verge privacy shutter sticker???
FirstName LastName
FirstName LastName 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Andrei Pangilinan Again, you’re talking to the wrong person. The people that are disruptive aren’t going to care, just as you had also pointed out, hence they aren’t going to need these tips.
Hi I'm APOP
Hi I'm APOP 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
@FirstName LastName But it's inappropriate and distracting during class. They couldnt even be bothered to try to look neat, or have manners while in the meeting (like coughing/sneezing while they're not muted). It's really rude, imo.
The Complete Pet Company
The Complete Pet Company 7 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Hi Becca, probably a stupid question but how do I use an external microphone and listen to my guest through my speakers (no headset) without distortion on zoom. Jenny
Aishwarya
Aishwarya 12 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
U already look good
Streamer Specs
Streamer Specs 18 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I hope Verge is paying her well because if not she's gonna yoink all those viewers
Christian Lamb Inspires
Christian Lamb Inspires 22 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Wow...all of those mics sounded horrible. Definitely worth it to at least invest in a dedicated usb mic.
Aman Das
Aman Das 25 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Yea ladki na ladka
S. Davis
S. Davis 28 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Good Video!
10 hour Lumpi
10 hour Lumpi 29 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Hi guys! I have a technical question. Do you think it is possible to doublicate a Skype call from one device to another? I have my mobile phone and my laptop in front of me and i want to doublicate my Skype call so i can see it on both of these devices at the same time. But I dont want to make another link or account for it, only doublicate the screen. Do you know if this is possible? Thanks!
Fardousy Hossain
Fardousy Hossain ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Well i use pillows 🤣🤣🤣🥴🥴🥴🥴
Deer in Headlights
Deer in Headlights ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
What are your thoughts for video calls with MacBooks vs the iPad pro? I'm disappointed with both compared to the surface pros
Farzana's Law
Farzana's Law ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
That intro though! Amazing
Oscar Gluck
Oscar Gluck 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
More videos with Becca please!
Ray A E Parker
Ray A E Parker 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I have my first zoom call to meet the people on my course before I go to university and I can't wait :) Gonna use the burning house background for sure
Jamal Imam
Jamal Imam 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
get to the point
Venky
Venky 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
F** Zoom..!! Why does nobody talks about the stalwarts of the video conf industry such as Skype and G Meet?? WTF is wrong with the world? People few years ago were talking about FaceTime as it is de-facto, now Zoom. F** all these. What's up with using Skype which is developed at the time of invention of the Internet. I must say that it is the best.
Moothu Jackson
Moothu Jackson 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Sure Verge uses Zoom. A so called tech channel uses the most insecure video calling software... Lol you guys are a joke to the tech community
César S. Falcão
César S. Falcão 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Great video, very fun! But here's is the killing hint for video calls- just use your notebook or phone with your back to a wall! You don't have surprises or distractions from your place.
ohm1c
ohm1c 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
5:10 that called push to talk lol
Justus Renger
Justus Renger 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Are you aware that there are no drivers for bose 700 headphones for mac OS and that their microphone array is not in anyway utilized. Also not one of the tested microphones would pass as okay in an open comparison. Also the rest of the video seemed trivial and self explanatory.
Karthi Mani
Karthi Mani 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I am from tamilnadu I am now online classes for 8th standard it's useful to
Sumayya A
Sumayya A 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
If you turn on video preview wouldn't people be able to see you fixing yourself? Thank for your video!
Philo4Thought Inc.
Philo4Thought Inc. 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
What mic are you using in the actual video? It sounds perfectly clear. I was using a Blue Yeti for my last few videos and there's a "metallic" sort of sound to the recording. (You can check out my youtube to see the latest upload.)
John Caldwell
John Caldwell 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Great video, Becca! Thanks for the Zoom spacebar tip! :)
David Anthony Butler
David Anthony Butler 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
SweatPants Gang!
Will Lord
Will Lord 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Here for Becca’s energy 🥰 also very good content
Raman Shah
Raman Shah 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Whoa Becca, if I had like 25% of your confidence... :)
XAXAMAMA
XAXAMAMA 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
my good I love this video, your energy and quality of video are so gooooood!!!
P. Savant
P. Savant 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I like her. Good energy.
jalabi99
jalabi99 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
This number of people haven't been out of their sweatpants in three months: | | | | v
Markystal
Markystal 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Alternative: Be a PApostr/Streamer and just have a studio quality mic, webcam, and lighting available already.
another_internet_person
another_internet_person 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Wow! Repzion is looking well! Respect!
Siopao.Sauce
Siopao.Sauce 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Becca is the Verge's quarantine MVP.
Sujesh Suri
Sujesh Suri 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
You're 18?!!
Brighty McBrightface
Brighty McBrightface 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
was this just an ad for zoom to try to dismiss its security problems? fwiw, use google hangouts. it's (much) lighter on the network, free and doesn't creep into your mac/windows p.s. nitpicking that your cutaways tend to break your rules of lighting and camera angle, and not sure why there's no mention of levels, reverb or framing ... : )
Brighty McBrightface
Brighty McBrightface 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
was this just an ad for zoom to try to dismiss its security problems? fwiw, use google hangouts. it's (much) lighter on the network, free and doesn't creep into your mac/windows p.s. nitpicking that your cutaways tend to break your rules of lighting and camera angle, and not sure why there's no mention of levels, reverb or framing ... : )
suhas bn
suhas bn 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Are there anyone else who don't understand why she couldn't reset her Skype password?
Alex Nevi
Alex Nevi 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
What's name of this boy? Как зовут этого мальчика?
alfa159srb
alfa159srb 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
jbt brnabicka
Waleed Muhammad
Waleed Muhammad 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I suggest you should make your own PApost channel, you will have tons of followers, trust me on that
Emily Warfle
Emily Warfle 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
This is amazing! So helpful 😊
Vibhu Yadav
Vibhu Yadav 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Becca is so cool!
Hang Chay
Hang Chay 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Can you just get to the point?
Nader Nasr
Nader Nasr 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
What mic are you using for the video itself?
sasha m
sasha m 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I dunno why Becca reminds me of Ryan from FortNine
George MacDonald
George MacDonald 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
While the advice may be useful, the presenter was actively unpleasant to watch. This video makes me less likely to click on videos from The Verge in the future. A disappointment as The Verge publishes a lot of useful content.
Ayman Almesbahi
Ayman Almesbahi 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Honestly, you are amazing
Bill Peschel
Bill Peschel 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
5 minutes is too long to put up with an over caffeinated five year old.
Abadul Haque
Abadul Haque 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Very rude billy
Loo Han
Loo Han 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Great stuff! That's how educational videos should be done. Smack down on feeling like a champ!
Shubham Rao
Shubham Rao 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
That's why she getting more projects 'these days'.
papaburger
papaburger 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
photo A has my vote.
Jamin Contreras
Jamin Contreras 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Becca low-key the only reason I watch verge 😂😂😂
Jasper Lilienfeld
Jasper Lilienfeld 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
And then you get that one person who has a mini TV studio set up somehow.
luumoto
luumoto 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Discord!
Alice H.
Alice H. 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I love Becca’s videos, and I love the comments under them even more. You guys are adorable.
rapchee
rapchee 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
how 'bout that ole Jitsi?
Blue Eyed Tech
Blue Eyed Tech 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
This was a fantastic video. I use zoom for work now and this was helpful. Thank you 👍
Naz Grimaldi
Naz Grimaldi 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Thank you
Carlos Almendárez
Carlos Almendárez 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Good video. You are very entertaining and funny. Way more energy than most reviews.
Tara Wood-Bradley
Tara Wood-Bradley 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
In our office i aimed a led flood light at the ceiling to produce a nice soft light with no shadows or washing out skin colours
imlazy77
imlazy77 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Becca you are adorable!!!
cybersleep
cybersleep 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
who cares... stop making video calls another reasons for stress man..
Nikola Ger
Nikola Ger 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Bose okay buds the best Mac the worst haha
Thisas Samaraweera
Thisas Samaraweera 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
This person has shown more self-esteem in this video than I have had my entire life. Great work, very informative.
Shubham Dalvi
Shubham Dalvi 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Is it HE OR SHE??, I CAN'T TELL .
FilmFrucht
FilmFrucht 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
nice video, too many jump cuts for my liking. I did like the eye level advice for the camera, but you should have recommended the microphone you use for the video itself - the 3 others sound muffled! pick up a rode smartlav+ mic for 50 bucks and you´re golden.
JOVIE
JOVIE 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
you and dieter... the best of the verge
Mark Liederbach
Mark Liederbach 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
What’s the logo on the webcam cover?
Apelyn's Entertainment.
Apelyn's Entertainment. 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
i didn't really like the three mics you tested 🤔
Da King Bread.
Da King Bread. 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I adore you and this video. Thanks for the tips!
Frith
Frith 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Awesome!
imdahG
imdahG 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
It's da- I'm cool- Eddie Munster look! see comments below !
B007
B007 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
In video calls and conferencing, AUDIO IS EVERYTHING!!!!!
Aji Setiawan
Aji Setiawan 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Becca and Dieter can just keep working at home and we won't realize that lol The production quality is just..
Luca
Luca 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Hi, what brand is the webcam cover? I have the same Mac and I would like a webcam cover that does not protrude too much and that allows me to close the Mac properly. I trust your choice! Thanks 💪🏻
Joshua Judd
Joshua Judd 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Awesome video! More Becca pls!
stan_sprinkle
stan_sprinkle 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Becca's rad. More of this.
Rakibul Mahmud
Rakibul Mahmud 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Funny😄😄
freddy mota
freddy mota 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Becca, moving forward make videos in this style...you seem more real, more you + are way funnier
Joni Defer
Joni Defer 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
love the energy
KurtBP75
KurtBP75 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Stay away from House party!!! If you believe Zoom is a privacy nightmare, house party is even worse..
Douglas Lopenzina
Douglas Lopenzina 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Awesome tip on the space bar!
Nameone Name2
Nameone Name2 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I love the way Becca projects the image of herself by delivering topics in a very well mannered, like I don’t know her in person but I’m sure she’s a very friendly person in real life. Lots of love, Becca!
Felipp Lopes
Felipp Lopes 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Greatest The Verge video ever! She is amazing!
Julias Mirza
Julias Mirza 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
It's upto you, believe it or not! I didn't run anything at all from this video!
Anthoney Leggett
Anthoney Leggett 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Can we date 😂🤣🤣
Jimmy Carter
Jimmy Carter 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
What is that thing??
Reak Bonez
Reak Bonez 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
makes sure that you dont forget to put the power brick on the anti-static pads
G-Force
G-Force 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
All of Zoom engineering is done in China, so nobody should be using it. The CCP wants to destroy us.
Mike Travis
Mike Travis 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Really nicely done: informative, fun and clearly explained
Zachary Sfenjeh
Zachary Sfenjeh 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
really cool video, thanks
Humpelmutz
Humpelmutz 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Number One rule if you don’t use headphones but the internal speakers: Mute yourself if you don’t speak!!!
sexntuna
sexntuna 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I don't take suggestions from a person that says "ya'll"
Tai DaSilva-Jenkins
Tai DaSilva-Jenkins 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
DO NOT TRUST THIS CHANNEL
Anthony Tinay
Anthony Tinay 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
dieter and becca are the only reason I watch this channel honestly
Paul Kerton
Paul Kerton 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Seriously, slurping. Don't do it. Ugh.
Abu Hamza Alsafadi
Abu Hamza Alsafadi 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
becca looks a lot like chandler bing
Lucas Lourenço
Lucas Lourenço 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
So good! Hahahaha
Carl Mosin
Carl Mosin 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
damn flexible neck...oh sounds weird
Pierry Delcy
Pierry Delcy 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Hahaha I love this person! Thank you!
Kimli
Kimli 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
hwow to impruv your cawls - so raght now im plejing league of ledžnds, now we have a computer to test and bentchchmakrs games here at tche verchte
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