We’re all using a lot more video conferencing these days, and that can be a tremendous convenience or a huge pain. It’s definitely resulting in some pretty interesting moments, though.
People all over the internet are sharing their stories and takes on the new normal of remote meetings, and all its glorious chaos. Check out a few examples in tweet form:
10. There are no flattering angles
If Matthew McConaughey looks like this in a zoom call, imagine what we look like
— Brandon Hensley (@brandonhensley) March 26, 2020
9. Every juror would be low key drinking a beer
Let's hope the people in charge of jury duty don't find out about Zoom.
— Conan O'Brien (@ConanOBrien) March 28, 2020
8. Fate accepted
my boss turned herself into a potato on our Microsoft teams meeting and can’t figure out how to turn the setting off, so she was just stuck like this the entire meeting pic.twitter.com/uHLgJUOsXk
— Rachele with an e but pronounced Rachel (@PettyClegg) March 30, 2020
7. The tyranny of pants is over
How I pulled up to my zoom meeting pic.twitter.com/E6tS1Xn9Vz
— The Name’s Bond….Vaga Bond (@OBC4LBenji) March 22, 2020
6. Don’t be that person
Not muting your mic is the new reply all
— Dani Burger (@daniburgz) March 30, 2020
5. Probably not effective communication
This pre k Zoom meeting with 22 four year olds is not very productive, but it’s super duper cute. ? pic.twitter.com/aoBXjTwGOw
— Lindsay Kaplan (@lindsaykap) March 23, 2020
4. This is fine?
Today’s Zoom Background pic.twitter.com/89SkSYSnp3
— Dr. Guy McHendry (@acaguy) March 24, 2020
3. Nobody likes a show-off
can we all just agree to look like sh^t on video conference calls together? don’t be that one person who gets ready and makes the rest of us look like degenerates
— Nicole Pellegrino (@nicpellegrino) March 23, 2020
2. Hell, I might be commando
please understand that everyone in your work video call is not wearing pants pic.twitter.com/uAFCX70M93
— Ali Kolbert (@AliKolbert) March 20, 2020
1. It’s a glamorous life
me waiting for my video call to start after showering for the first time in weeks pic.twitter.com/K481grjfGy
— bravo by betches (@bravobybetches) March 23, 2020
Remember everybody, mute your mic if you’re not talking for a while, high angles are more flattering than low ones, and for god sake, don’t tap on your desk.
How’s your experience with video meetings been?
Share the disasters in the comments.