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The social networks of the future will close the distance between us like never before. VC Daily examines the power that real time, face-to-face connection has to transform the way we communicate online.

The best video calling for seniors is a home hub.

The Best Video Calling for Seniors Offers More Than a Simple Social Connection

America in the 21st-century has begun changing in two fundamental ways: we’re getting older, and we’re going digital. The first of those two facts is due to a large generation of aging baby boomers...
Making a video call between Android and iOS phones

The Best Apps for Making a Video Call Between Android and iOS

If you ask us, Google is more enlightened than Apple. When the search engine giant created Google Duo, a dedicated video conferencing app for Android-powered smartphones, it was broad-minded enough to let iOS users...
2019 Facebook Messenger update could make video calling easier.

Does the 2019 Facebook Messenger Update Make It the Best Social Video Platform?

If there is any love left in your love/hate relationship with Facebook, then now might be the time to summon it. The tech giant that practically invented social media seems to be constantly testing the...
Divorce over Whatsapp could predict the future of courts.

Divorce Over WhatsApp May Predict the Future of Legal Hearings

Social media has without doubt been the ruin of many a relationship. Whether it’s the reason for a breakup or just the digital version of a Dear John letter, digital platforms now recreate almost...
A digital family reunion can take place over video chat.

A Digital Family Reunion Via Video Call Crosses the Korean Divide

Video conferencing was designed to conquer the tyranny of distance, but it can cross political barriers as well. On the Korean peninsula, it could soon begin doing both. According to the Korea Times, families separated...
Retirees working from home have greater flexibility.

Video Calling Lets Retirees Working from Home Re-enter the Workforce As Mentors

The rocking chairs are sitting idle. The knitting is being left in the drawer. Ocean cruises are being postponed. America’s retirees are unretiring, and video conferencing is helping them do it. Whether through necessity, an...
A Santa video call can keep the magic alive

These Santa Video Call Apps Digitally Enhance the Magic of Christmas

Worn out from all those shopping mall appearances and the endless parade of children pulling at his beard and putting wear and tear on his knees, Santa has gone digital. Today, if you want...
Facial recognition privacy issues are inevitable as webcams get smarter.

Facial Recognition Privacy Issues Shouldn’t Make You Wary of Your Webcam

The fact that your computer can recognize your face is pretty cool. The fact that your friend’s computer can recognize your face should make you a little concerned. The facial recognition technology behind both possibilities is...
The best video conferencing equipment of 2018 includes headsets, speakers, mics, and webcams.

The Best Video Conference Equipment of 2018 Makes Great Holiday Gifts

There’s more to video conferencing than meets the eye. It may be a visual medium but there’s a lot of equipment that goes into making a great video call, or live stream, or online gaming...
Kids video chat apps protect them from dangerous interactions.

The JusTalk Kids Video Chat App Acts As Social Media Training Wheels

If you introduce a child to bike riding by using training wheels, you’re setting them up for a shock. Most kids master peddling and steering within a few minutes and are thrilled with the...