Burton Kelso, Tech Expert
5 Free Apps To Help You Stay Connected While Practicing Social Distancing
Social distancing can make you feel alone and cut off from the world. Sure, you may have plenty of work and chores around your home, but as human beings, we need to be able to interact with people face to face. It's important we all stay inside to slow the spread of COVID19, but importantly it's important that we stay connected. Looking for some apps that will help you keep connected with your friends and loved ones? Check out my picks!
1. Netflix Party. This is one of the more popular apps people are using for sharing what series they are binge-watching on Netflix (www.netflix.com) If you always imagine watching shows and movies at the same time now you can with using Netflix Party. It currently only works with the Google Chrome browser. Once you download it on your computer, you can go pick out the show you want to watch with your friends. It's a free Chrome browser extension you download on your computer. Once you've done that, you just navigate Netflix and pick the movie or TV show you want to watch. You can chat back and forth with your friends and family during the viewing of your shared flick for a shared experience.