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More Than Selfies: The Front-Facing Camera Powers Remote Work

July 30, 2020

Via: HR Hero

In recent years, the front-facing camera has become the iconic symbol of social media and the global “selfie culture.” In the new world of social distancing and remote work, that same cultural icon has rapidly transformed into the cornerstone and foundation for the new world of remote work.

COVID-19 has forced millions of workers across the United States to adjust to remote work long term. Without front-facing cameras—something we’ve all dismissed as a selfie tool—most companies would have ground to a halt during the pandemic.

While remote work would have been possible, cameras have made it much easier to continue many functions, like holding team meetings, conducting one-on-ones, and even having job interviews.

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