At first they probably seemed like a novelty, but now, months into the COVID-19 pandemic, online meetings have lost much of their initial charm.

The Sankei Shimbun rattled off a few common themes that have been posted on various social media platforms over the past six months:

"I can't stand the sight of all those faces on the screen in front of me — there’s my own and then there’s everyone else's," one user says.