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When someone’s camera is turned off in a Zoom call, what do you assume they’re doing?

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Nothing. Let’s assume positive intent. They’re probably just in pj’s and their hair isn’t brushed. 🤷🏻‍♀️

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This. Plus often small children running around in the background screaming.

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Expressing their emotions in a healthy way instead of suppressing them with professional face.

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Not being a caged animal on display

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I assume they didn’t have time to get ready enough to feel comfortable on camera. I don’t like going on camera without having somewhat styled hair & some make up on. Some people get on camera looking like they rolled out of bed (good for them) but that’s not my jam.

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Preserving bandwidth.

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Working too hard, starting too early to take time to get camera-ready.

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True, although I confess to more than one pre-coffee, unwashed face, unbrushed teeth and hair on-camera call. Probably not great for my career.

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Staying more focused on the actual conversation because I’m not staring at my own face or trying to hide the fact that I’m actually working out of my toddlers bedroom. The pressure to be on video for all calls is frankly absurd IMO. Grateful my agency and clients leave this up to our discretion on when it actually adds value.

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Eating

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Can confirm.

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I’m usually multitasking

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It's usually cause I'm too lazy to change into something presentable lol

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I assume they - like me - have embraced the messy hair no makeup no pants lifestyle of the permanently homebound person who works too much and who has skipped making themselves pretty in preference for getting work done so they can then go flop on the couch and watch netflix like a normal human once it’s all off their desk

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Picking their nose

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Yup, I turn it off and back on to pick my nose 😂

I do it to drink water, stand up (if I’m wearing a blouse but with pj pants or shorts), or shout at someone in the house

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Having the camera on all day is psychologically draining and unnatural. I don’t blame people for wanting the camera off.

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Busy giving 0 fux

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They probably don’t want you invading their living room.

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Just not dressed for the meeting

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Your imagination is your only limit

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I turn mine off when bandwidth is a problem. Remember when we used to have conference calls? Wasn’t a problem then.

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Not dressed or taking a deuce.

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What if they’re off camera 98% of the time? What are they doing???

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This person is single and lives alone

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