I'm in a long-distance relationship, so when I saw this, I almost fell out of my chair. I've tried doing the whole, "Okay, ready? 1, 2, 3, press play!" with my boyfriend for a movie so we can "watch it together," but let's be honest - connection speeds are different, laptops are different. It's just not the most effective or romantic thing.
Netflix Party is a Chrome extension for watching Netflix remotely with friends, e.g., for movie nights with that long-distance special someone. It synchronizes video playback and adds group chat.
- "Made with ♡ by Stephan"
Thankfully, there's a new Google Chrome extension that has the solution. You can now start or join a Netflix Party with your friends or partner, so you can all be jolly and merry and make commentary while you watch the same movie at the same time. Are you and your best friend at separate colleges? Netflix party. You can't be with your special someone tonight? Netflix party.
It only takes three easy steps:
I want to test this out as soon as possible. I only wish there was a video chat option! If you try it, let us know what you think in the comments below!