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Hating Your Face on Zoom Is the New Hating Your Voice on the Phone

The video-chat renaissance is introducing people to a new type of awkwardness

An illustration of many video conference call windows showing a variety of close up facial features.
Illustration: Heeje Min Heo

I’I’ve learned a lot about myself since going into quarantine. Like how my daily 3 p.m. anxiety spiral can be treated with a snack or four. That I prefer to wear the same sweatshirt multiple days in a row, alternating between…

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