Skype may be great for cross-country grandparents to see their new grandbabies, but video call newbies might have to learn the hard way about how the whole thing works.
While sex via video stream isn’t anything like the real thing, it actually has its own benefits.
One of my favorite things about Skype has always been the emoticons – the people and symbols you can create usually by clicking the little smiley face in the lower right corner of the chat window.
Often they’re funny, and they can sometimes be used to express something important.
'Metrosexual jihadist': Preening Abu Bilel sent Melodie pictures of himself 'puffing out his chest' with an M4 assault rifle 'slung across his shoulder', not knowing she was actually a French journalist The reporter Anna Erelle, the pseudonym under which she has published a book about her month-long 'relationship' with Bilel, also uncovered the 38-year-old militant's embarrassing attempts at seduction.
Published tomorrow in the UK, 'In the Skin of a Jihadist: Inside Islamic State's Recruitment Networks', follows Bilel's courtship of 'Melodie', the name Anna gave to her young character from Toulouse.