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annadote

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Webcam Surveys
« on: December 19, 2018, 05:51:21 pm »
Do you complete surveys where they ask you to use your webcam? Why or why not?

Personally, I don't. It isn't so much that I am worried how I look (I know that a computer is more likely to analyze the video than an actual human watching it), but I have a problem being in a space where it is well-lit and quiet enough to properly complete them.

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Re: Webcam Surveys
« Reply #1 on: December 19, 2018, 07:15:43 pm »
No, because the images get retained and sold to other sites for use. in any way they see fit

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Re: Webcam Surveys
« Reply #2 on: December 20, 2018, 01:24:01 am »
I like the webcam surveys. They are usually easy to complete and I usually get credit although there has been an occasional mishap.

I did not know that the images are retained and sold. I do not like the sound of that.

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Re: Webcam Surveys
« Reply #3 on: December 20, 2018, 07:10:55 am »
I have tried them in the past, but I never qualify. I do also have security concerns, so I now typically stay away from webcam surveys.

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Re: Webcam Surveys
« Reply #4 on: December 20, 2018, 07:35:44 am »
I don't.  Too paranoid.

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Re: Webcam Surveys
« Reply #5 on: December 20, 2018, 07:44:44 am »
Sometimes depends on how much the survey is worth and the length of time it takes to complete

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Re: Webcam Surveys
« Reply #6 on: December 20, 2018, 09:31:17 am »
I do 'em on my tablet...no cam on PC... :thumbsup:

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Re: Webcam Surveys
« Reply #7 on: December 20, 2018, 10:55:45 am »
Nope. I think it's creepy.

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Re: Webcam Surveys
« Reply #8 on: December 20, 2018, 12:07:21 pm »
I always make a bunch of faces and stick my tongue out.... :silly:

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Re: Webcam Surveys
« Reply #9 on: December 20, 2018, 02:36:50 pm »
No, I don't do them.  The idea of it creeps me out and having to see and hear myself....no thank you!

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Re: Webcam Surveys
« Reply #10 on: December 21, 2018, 05:55:03 am »
I never ever use my webcam

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Re: Webcam Surveys
« Reply #11 on: December 21, 2018, 06:23:48 am »
I didn't do them at first but after awhile I thought what the heck? My curiousity got the best of me. I do not how ever do the voice recorded ones cause I hate what my voice sounds like  :)

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Re: Webcam Surveys
« Reply #12 on: December 22, 2018, 08:29:43 pm »
Sometimes depends on how much the survey is worth and the length of time it takes to complete

I did one once when I couldn't qualify for PTC without it. Not sure I would have done that if I had already earned enough credits for the day. Sometimes I wonder what was done with the video the survey took.

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Re: Webcam Surveys
« Reply #13 on: December 31, 2018, 10:36:33 pm »
I don't have a webcam so I never qualify.  I've found it enlightening to read about others' experiences completing them though.  However, I fall in the camp with those that have security or privacy concerns about it -- not paranoid, but have no regrets about missing out on these surveys.     

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Re: Webcam Surveys
« Reply #14 on: December 31, 2018, 10:52:06 pm »
I don't do them at all. They're are no longer private once you share them.

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