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The hunt for a work-from-home webcam: A story of broken supply chains, 'sold-out' messages and refreshing online carts; Webcams are back-ordered and sold out across the Internet as we struggle to look our best on camera while working from home

May 21, 2020 - Washington Post Blogs
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SAN FRANCISCO - All those hours of pandemic-induced video conference calls, chats with family and hangouts with friends are straining our eyes - and, apparently, straining webcam availability.

Webcams are sold out or on weeks-long back order nearly everywhere across the Internet, and people are reporting having trouble finding them in the limited number of retail stores that are open as well. E-commerce tracking company CommerceIQ found 78 percent of views on webcam product pages on big o...