Virtual visitation, also known as internet visitation, continues to grow in popularity, where parents are separated from children for one reason or another.
It is leaps and bounds beyond phone calls, especially with younger children who are not as engaged by phone conversations.
In addition to garden variety divorces, virtual visitation opens up new possibilities for supervised visitation where professional supervivor resources are already strained. And for visitation with parents who are incarcerated.
Read more in this Keloland [SD] TV piece: Virtual Visitation.