How to improve your video calls in 5 minutes

8 apr. 2020
278 535 Vizionare

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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  • Tag a friend that needs these tips

    The VergeThe VergeAcum 9 luni
    • @myfriend

      Chocolate Pie1819Chocolate Pie1819Acum 5 luni
    • Me ....

      Majesty IdeasMajesty IdeasAcum 7 luni
    • How can I get a Verge privacy shutter sticker???

      CarlosCarlosAcum 7 luni
    • 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.

      FirstName LastNameFirstName LastNameAcum 9 luni
    • @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.

      Hi I'm APOPHi I'm APOPAcum 9 luni
  • WOW, you sure love yourself, ALOT. Just sayin

    Katherine AnnabellaKatherine AnnabellaAcum lună
  • I love this.

    Absalom AlilaAbsalom AlilaAcum 2 luni
  • 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

    The Complete Pet CompanyThe Complete Pet CompanyAcum 3 luni
  • U already look good

    Aishwarya Roll 3 9bAishwarya Roll 3 9bAcum 3 luni
  • I hope Verge is paying her well because if not she's gonna yoink all those viewers

    Streamer SpecsStreamer SpecsAcum 3 luni
  • Wow...all of those mics sounded horrible. Definitely worth it to at least invest in a dedicated usb mic.

    Christian Lamb InspiresChristian Lamb InspiresAcum 3 luni
  • Yea ladki na ladka

    Aman DasAman DasAcum 3 luni
  • Good Video!

    S. DS. DAcum 3 luni
  • 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!

    10 hour Lumpi10 hour LumpiAcum 3 luni
  • Well i use pillows 🤣🤣🤣🥴🥴🥴🥴

    Fardousy HossainFardousy HossainAcum 4 luni
  • What are your thoughts for video calls with MacBooks vs the iPad pro? I'm disappointed with both compared to the surface pros

    Deer in HeadlightsDeer in HeadlightsAcum 4 luni
  • That intro though! Amazing

    Farzana's LawFarzana's LawAcum 4 luni
  • More videos with Becca please!

    Oscar GluckOscar GluckAcum 5 luni
  • 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

    Ray A E ParkerRay A E ParkerAcum 6 luni
  • get to the point

    Jamal ImamJamal ImamAcum 6 luni
  • 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.

    VenkyVenkyAcum 6 luni
  • 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

    Moothu JacksonMoothu JacksonAcum 6 luni
  • 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.

    César S. FalcãoCésar S. FalcãoAcum 7 luni
  • 5:10 that called push to talk lol

    RyottRyottAcum 7 luni
  • 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.

    Justus RengerJustus RengerAcum 7 luni
  • I am from tamilnadu I am now online classes for 8th standard it's useful to

    Karthi ManiKarthi ManiAcum 7 luni
  • If you turn on video preview wouldn't people be able to see you fixing yourself? Thank for your video!

    Sumayya ASumayya AAcum 7 luni
  • 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.)

    Philo4Thought Inc.Philo4Thought Inc.Acum 7 luni
  • Great video, Becca! Thanks for the Zoom spacebar tip! :)

    John CaldwellJohn CaldwellAcum 7 luni
  • SweatPants Gang!

    David Anthony ButlerDavid Anthony ButlerAcum 7 luni
  • Here for Becca’s energy 🥰 also very good content

    Will LordWill LordAcum 8 luni
  • Whoa Becca, if I had like 25% of your confidence... :)

    Raman ShahRaman ShahAcum 8 luni
  • my good I love this video, your energy and quality of video are so gooooood!!!

  • I like her. Good energy.

    P. SavantP. SavantAcum 8 luni
  • This number of people haven't been out of their sweatpants in three months: | | | | v

    jalabi99jalabi99Acum 8 luni
  • Alternative: Be a ROlabelr/Streamer and just have a studio quality mic, webcam, and lighting available already.

    MarkystalMarkystalAcum 8 luni
  • Wow! Repzion is looking well! Respect!

    another_internet_personanother_internet_personAcum 8 luni
  • Becca is the Verge's quarantine MVP.

    Siopao.SauceSiopao.SauceAcum 8 luni
  • You're 18?!!

    Sujesh SuriSujesh SuriAcum 8 luni
  • 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 McBrightfaceBrighty McBrightfaceAcum 8 luni
  • 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 McBrightfaceBrighty McBrightfaceAcum 8 luni
  • Are there anyone else who don't understand why she couldn't reset her Skype password?

    suhas bnsuhas bnAcum 8 luni
  • What's name of this boy? Как зовут этого мальчика?

    Alex NeviAlex NeviAcum 8 luni
  • jbt brnabicka

    alfa159srbalfa159srbAcum 8 luni
  • I suggest you should make your own ROlabel channel, you will have tons of followers, trust me on that

    Waleed MuhammadWaleed MuhammadAcum 8 luni
  • This is amazing! So helpful 😊

    Emily WarfleEmily WarfleAcum 8 luni
  • Becca is so cool!

    Vibhu YadavVibhu YadavAcum 8 luni
  • Can you just get to the point?

    Hang ChayHang ChayAcum 8 luni
  • What mic are you using for the video itself?

    Nader NasrNader NasrAcum 8 luni
  • I dunno why Becca reminds me of Ryan from FortNine

    sasha msasha mAcum 8 luni
  • 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.

    George MacDonaldGeorge MacDonaldAcum 8 luni
  • Honestly, you are amazing

    Ayman AlmesbahiAyman AlmesbahiAcum 8 luni
  • 5 minutes is too long to put up with an over caffeinated five year old.

    Bill PeschelBill PeschelAcum 8 luni
    • Very rude billy

      Abadul HaqueAbadul HaqueAcum 8 luni
  • Great stuff! That's how educational videos should be done. Smack down on feeling like a champ!

    Loo HanLoo HanAcum 8 luni
  • That's why she getting more projects 'these days'.

    Shubham RaoShubham RaoAcum 8 luni
  • photo A has my vote.

    papaburgerpapaburgerAcum 9 luni
  • Becca low-key the only reason I watch verge 😂😂😂

    Jamin ContrerasJamin ContrerasAcum 9 luni
  • And then you get that one person who has a mini TV studio set up somehow.

    Jasper LilienfeldJasper LilienfeldAcum 9 luni
  • Discord!

    luumotoluumotoAcum 9 luni
  • I love Becca’s videos, and I love the comments under them even more. You guys are adorable.

    AliceAliceAcum 9 luni
  • how 'bout that ole Jitsi?

    rapcheerapcheeAcum 9 luni
  • This was a fantastic video. I use zoom for work now and this was helpful. Thank you 👍

    Blue Eyed TechBlue Eyed TechAcum 9 luni
  • Thank you

    Naz GrimaldiNaz GrimaldiAcum 9 luni
  • Good video. You are very entertaining and funny. Way more energy than most reviews.

    Carlos AlmendárezCarlos AlmendárezAcum 9 luni
  • 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

    Tara Wood-BradleyTara Wood-BradleyAcum 9 luni
  • Becca you are adorable!!!

    Mark M.Mark M.Acum 9 luni
  • who cares... stop making video calls another reasons for stress man..

    cybersleepcybersleepAcum 9 luni
  • Bose okay buds the best Mac the worst haha

    Nikola GerNikola GerAcum 9 luni
  • This person has shown more self-esteem in this video than I have had my entire life. Great work, very informative.

    ًًAcum 9 luni
  • Is it HE OR SHE??, I CAN'T TELL .

    Shubham DalviShubham DalviAcum 9 luni
  • 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.

    FilmFruchtFilmFruchtAcum 9 luni
  • you and dieter... the best of the verge

    JOVIEJOVIEAcum 9 luni
  • What’s the logo on the webcam cover?

    Mark LiederbachMark LiederbachAcum 9 luni
  • i didn't really like the three mics you tested 🤔

    Apelyn's Entertainment.Apelyn's Entertainment.Acum 9 luni
  • I adore you and this video. Thanks for the tips!

    Da King Bread.Da King Bread.Acum 9 luni
  • Awesome!

    FrithFrithAcum 9 luni
  • In video calls and conferencing, AUDIO IS EVERYTHING!!!!!

    B007B007Acum 9 luni
  • Becca and Dieter can just keep working at home and we won't realize that lol The production quality is just..

    Aji SetiawanAji SetiawanAcum 9 luni
  • 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 💪🏻

    LucaLucaAcum 9 luni
  • Awesome video! More Becca pls!

    Joshua JuddJoshua JuddAcum 9 luni
  • Becca's rad. More of this.

    stan_sprinklestan_sprinkleAcum 9 luni
  • Funny😄😄

    Rakibul MahmudRakibul MahmudAcum 9 luni
  • Becca, moving forward make videos in this seem more real, more you + are way funnier

    freddy motafreddy motaAcum 9 luni
  • love the energy

    Joni DeferJoni DeferAcum 9 luni
  • Stay away from House party!!! If you believe Zoom is a privacy nightmare, house party is even worse..

    KurtBP75KurtBP75Acum 9 luni
  • Awesome tip on the space bar!

    Douglas LopenzinaDouglas LopenzinaAcum 9 luni
  • Anyone find a webcam under $250?

    Kyle BrockKyle BrockAcum 9 luni
  • 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!

    Nameone Name2Nameone Name2Acum 9 luni
  • Greatest The Verge video ever! She is amazing!

    Felipp LopesFelipp LopesAcum 9 luni
  • It's upto you, believe it or not! I didn't run anything at all from this video!

    Julias MirzaJulias MirzaAcum 9 luni
  • Can we date 😂🤣🤣

    Anthoney LeggettAnthoney LeggettAcum 9 luni
  • What is that thing??

    Jimmy CarterJimmy CarterAcum 9 luni
  • makes sure that you dont forget to put the power brick on the anti-static pads

    Reak BonezReak BonezAcum 9 luni
  • All of Zoom engineering is done in China, so nobody should be using it. The CCP wants to destroy us.

    G-ForceG-ForceAcum 9 luni
  • Really nicely done: informative, fun and clearly explained

    Mike TravisMike TravisAcum 9 luni
  • really cool video, thanks

    ESL ZACKESL ZACKAcum 9 luni
  • Number One rule if you don’t use headphones but the internal speakers: Mute yourself if you don’t speak!!!

    HumpelmutzHumpelmutzAcum 9 luni
  • I don't take suggestions from a person that says "ya'll"

    sexntunasexntunaAcum 9 luni

    Tai DaSilva-JenkinsTai DaSilva-JenkinsAcum 9 luni
  • dieter and becca are the only reason I watch this channel honestly

    Anthony TinayAnthony TinayAcum 9 luni
  • Seriously, slurping. Don't do it. Ugh.

    Paul KertonPaul KertonAcum 9 luni
  • becca looks a lot like chandler bing

    Abu Hamza AlsafadiAbu Hamza AlsafadiAcum 9 luni
  • So good! Hahahaha

    Lucas LourençoLucas LourençoAcum 9 luni
  • damn flexible neck...oh sounds weird

    Carl MosinCarl MosinAcum 9 luni