Amazon is launching a new feature for watching Prime TV shows and movies with friends remotely called Watch Party.
You can start a Watch Party with up to 100 people, but the feature is only available for Prime members in the US and only works on a desktop web browser.
The launch comes after rivals like Hulu and HBO rolled out similar features.
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Amazon is making it easier to watch TV shows and movies included with Amazon Prime alongside friends even when you’re apart.
The online retail giant launched a new feature this week called Watch Party, which makes it possible to message friends while streaming the same content simultaneously. The addition comes after many people across the US had remained isolated throughout March and April as stay-at-home orders were being implemented because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Amazon’s Watch Party supports up to 100 participants and is only available in the US. There are a couple of caveats, however. The feature is only available on desktop web browsers — with the exception of Safari and Internet Explorer which are not supported — so you’ll have to use a laptop or desktop computer to participate in a …read more
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