It also addresses the rise in scams over the platform at a time when many people are in a vulnerable position, as well as advising people how to tackle the spread of misinformation.

Internet traffic is of course surging due to the millions of people stuck isolating at home due to the Covid-19 crisis, but many chat, video and conferencing apps have seen a huge uptick in popularity. To this writer, it’s odd that corporate video software Zoom is seeing such a rise in use given that many consumer offerings like Messenger, FaceTime and Duo already have group calls features.

Perhaps its easier to see eight people’s faces on a computer screen instead of your iPhone.