The Conversation published my article on the problems of Airtime, the new Facebook video chat service.
I argue that Airtime offers little that is new, it’s not on board the group video chat zeitgeist, and it has significant privacy issues.
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Rintel, S. (2012, June 18). Airtime’s Facebook video service gambles on the kindness of strangers. The Conversation (Online).
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Rintel, S. (2012, June 21). Facebook’s funniest home video service. Technology Spectator (Online).
- Rintel, S. (2011, July 12). Face to Facebook: can video chat get over its hangups?The Conversation (Online).
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- Rintel, S. 2007. Maximizing environmental validity: remote recording of desktop videoconferencing. In Proceedings of the 12th international conference on Human-computer interaction: interaction design and usability (HCI’07), Julie A. Jacko (Ed.). Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 911-920. DOI: 10.1145/1952222.1952288