Friendly Friday: Life Through a Screen

A zoom call with coffee

Written by: Shukri Matan, HBSc Biology, minor in French Studies 2020 & Incoming Ivey MSc International Business student

Photo by Chris Montgomery on Unsplash

Skype, Facebook messenger, WhatsApp, Google Duo/Hangouts, Zoom and many more have helped families and friends stay physically distanced, but not emotionally or socially distanced.

Personally, Zoom has been the main way I communicate virtually with friends and colleagues. This video chatting platform really came out of nowhere! The first time I used Zoom, it was amazing to see large groups, nearly 100 people, in the same video chat. From group discussions for a class project to hanging out with friends or having meetings with colleagues, Zoom has been my surprising go-to for keeping in touch during this pandemic.

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