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Feeling awkward talking on Zoom? A YouTuber gives their tips

By Kate Solomon
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Almost everyone hates their own voice and nothing exacerbates that more than a video call. We enlisted top YouTuber Gav Murphy to dish the dirt on how to talk on camera...

Jumping on a Zoom call could be the first time you’ve heard your own voice for ages. I talk to myself and have imaginary conversations out loud all the time. This keeps your mind ticking along in “human speak mode” so you don’t end up sounding like the spotty teen from “The Simpsons”.

Talking over people is going to happen but it’s important not to get flustered when it does. A quick “Go on…” is better than constant apologising.’

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