With the ongoing Covid-19 restrictions, social distancing has become a norm, and social interaction has gone digital. Even as some of the restrictions were lifted, the most common forms of socializing with friends like going out for a movie or for a meal or party is still a distant dream.
These shifts in lifestyle opened up avenues for a host of virtual platforms to facilitate social interactions while remaining physically distant.
On Friendship Day, which coincides with a long weekend, and since lockdown restrictions are still applicable in most places, why not have a virtual celebration filled with creativity and entertainment? Check out these 5 platforms that are perfect for a day of fun with your gang:
Zoom: Other than being used to facilitate smooth communication at the workplace, Zoom has also become popular among groups of friends looking to host virtual parties.
This Friendship Day, take the lead, plan a few fun games, maybe even a few pranks, set a theme, send out a Zoom meeting invite, and you’re good to go for a fun, virtual party!
Netflix Party: If you and your mates love watching movies or binging on TV shows together, and miss going to a theatre, why not bring the action home? With Netflix Party, a Google Chrome browser extension created especially to allow friends to watch movies together, you can do just that.
With this, you and your gang can live chat and comment throughout the screening, giving all of you a fun new way to continue watching your favorite movies together.
Mobile Premier League (MPL): Who wouldn’t want to win amazing rewards and prizes by playing your favorite games with your friends? MPL is the largest esports and mobile gaming platform in India that offers multiple gaming options to keep you hooked.
What’s more is that the app offers a wide range of tournaments and 1v1 battles 24×7, to ensure you and your friends never run out of games to play. Challenge your friends to any game on MPL, and have some fun!
Instagram Reels: Reels is the latest offering from Instagram that is keeping users entertained and giving them a platform to unleash their creativity.
This Friendship Day, show your friends how much you care and miss them, in 15 seconds or less. You could also go a step ahead and create a group challenge to see who makes the funniest videos.
Amazon: Everybody loves receiving gifts. This Friendship Day, treat your special ones with a heartfelt or a funny gift.
Amazon, which has one of the largest inventories across categories is one of the best places to find everything from makeup to gadgets, books, and home décor.
Not only will your friends love the thought put into their gift, but it’s also a great way to show them how much you care.