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Is everyone always on a video call at Google? Many other companies have communication around zoom/video call fatigue, but wondering if that culture has dipped into Google's at all?

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Yep, cam should be on

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Depends on the team... as well as the number of participants in the call.

For calls with less than 10 people have you seen it be mostly video calls? Is it expected of you to be on video?

Unless it’s an all hands or general learning session and just a normal meeting, yes camera on

Not sure if it's a bug, but my notifications just showed that derek posted this 🧐

I'm not Derek haha - so probably a bug on your end. But is this behavior typical of tech companies? While so many other places are looking out for their employees with the idea of too many video calls, it's crazy to see tech companies have done nothing around that and on the other hand endorse video calls all the time

We always had tons of video calls already though. 75% of my team sits in a different office than I do. This wasn’t a huge change for me, meeting wise.

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