Video Chatting for Seniors in easy steps


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Video call and chat using FaceTime, Facebook Messenger, Facebook Portal, Skype and Zoom

192 pages
By: Nick Vandome
Publish Date: June 25th, 2021
ISBN: 9781840789324

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In the digital world there is sometimes one event that can propel a technology to the forefront of the public’s awareness. In the case of video chatting this has been the Covid-19 pandemic. Video chatting has been used in one form or another for many years, but it was not until the pandemic that it became an invaluable tool for millions of people around the world for keeping in touch with family and friends.

As with most forms of popular technology, there are a number of elements to consider to successfully engage with the video chatting revolution. These include:

  • The different devices that can be used for video chatting.
  • Getting connected for video chatting, both at home using Wi-Fi, and mobile connections for when you are out and about.
  • Video-chatting apps that provide the means to communicate with family and friends.

Video Chatting for Seniors in easy steps is the ideal companion to help you navigate the expanding world of video communication. It covers the following areas:

  • Finding the right equipment for successful video chatting.
  • Following good etiquette so that your video chats go as smoothly as possible.
  • Getting set up with your video-chatting apps.
  • Undertaking video chats with individuals and groups.
  • Using text chat to enhance the video-chatting experience.
  • Making audio calls using video-chatting apps.
  • A detailed look at the most popular video-chatting apps: FaceTime; Facebook Messenger; Facebook Portal, Skype, and Zoom

Video chatting on a range of digital devices is very much here to stay and, with Video Chatting for Seniors in easy steps by your side, you will be able to fully embrace it and be communicating like an expert with sound and vision.

About the author

Nick Vandome is an IT writer and trainer who specialises in digital imaging and web authoring subjects. In addition to his writing, he also works designing websites and runs training courses. Before he started working with computers he wrote books about working and travelling abroad.

  1. The Video-Chatting Revolution
  2. What You Need
  3. Getting Started
  4. Following Good Practice
  5. Zoom
  6. Skype
  7. FaceTime
  8. Messenger
  9. Facebook Portal

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