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Old 11th July 2019, 06:06 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by isissxn View Post
Yeah, I have done that now. I'm pretty sure at this point that nothing shady was happening earlier, but still, it was a good reminder to take some precautions! After all, what can it hurt? Mark Zuckerberg covers his.

I was worried that tape would harm the lens, so I put a little piece of card over it and taped around the sides.
Originally Posted by Babbylonian View Post
Unless you're using some special, particularly caustic type of tape it'll be fine. In fact, even transparent tape will typically distort the image so much that the webcam is useless.
If you're worried, they sell little camera cover things specifically for this:
https://www.amazon.com/s?k=webcam+co...f=nb_sb_noss_2 3 pack for $8

https://www.walmart.com/search/?cat_...y=webcam+cover 3 pack for $6.40
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