Netflix is encouraging - NETFLIX and CHILL
Netflix Party has around for years, but its seeing a new spike in use as people are self-isolating because the coronavirus. The feature lets you and friends watch the same content in real-time.
A Netflix feature is helping those self-isolating because of the coronavirus still watch videos and shows with friends, but all while maintaining social distancing.
Called ‘Netflix Party’, the Chrome extension has been part of the streaming sites system for years, but has recently become more popular as many are stuck in their homes due to fears of the pandemic sweeping the globe.
The button lets multiple users watch anything on Netflix at the same time, while providing a chatting service so everyone can discuss the content in real-time.
The extension received an update earlier this month in preparation of that much of the public would be home and Netflix has added seven more servers to meet the demand.