Video as a technology for informal communication

@article{Fish1993VideoAA,
  title={Video as a technology for informal communication},
  author={Robert S. Fish and Robert E. Kraut and Robert W. Root and Ronald E. Rice},
  journal={Commun. ACM},
  year={1993},
  volume={36},
  pages={48-61}
}

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