- Google Uptime allows you to share a video with your friend in real time.
- Your avatars will move through the frame of the video to show your progress.
- You have to sign in to your Google account and connect with your friends in order to activate it.
- Written comments and reactions in the form of emojis can be added as you progress.
- It is unclear how many people can use Google Uptime at once as part of the same video-sharing circle, but one screenshot showed 23 people engaged in digital interaction while watching a video.
- The design is quite whimsical in order to give it a light appearance that may attract younger generations, much like Snapchat (NYSE:SNAP) has been able to do with its iconic yellow ghost and goofy filters.
- The app is currently only available for iPhones as an iOS version is out, and perhaps an Android version will be available in the near future.
- While the app is only for watching shorter videos, it is not out of the question that it will eventually be used to enjoy full-length films from a distance with a friend, family member or significant other.
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