Stuck inside to help curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, many at home are starting to feel that social distancing can also feel isolating. While the CDC recommends staying in, avoiding crowds, and limiting contact, it doesn’t mean you can’t go see your family and friends — virtually.
Here’s a list of free video chat platforms that can help you connect to others face-to-face without having to leave the couch.
FaceTime – for iOS users
Google Duo -for Android users, compatible with iOS
There’s a Google Chrome browser extension called Netflix Party that allows users with Netflix accounts to stream shows concurrently online. You can even avoid the “You watched our show without me?” argument altogether, so long as each of you uses Google Chrome.