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Watching YouTube videos gets super-social with Uptime

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Watching YouTube videos gets super-social with Uptime

Watch YouTube videos in a real-time social area with Uptime!

Uptime is an iPhone app that permits you to percentage and watch YouTube videos in a real-time, interactive surroundings.

You understand how you'll be able to come throughout some hilarious YouTube video that you understand you simply have to percentage with pals? If your folks don't seem to be close by, you most likely ship a hyperlink to the video and eagerly watch for to listen to again. Despite the fact that they write again to mention they in finding the clip as hilarious as you do, it is simply now not the similar as seeing them react in individual. Uptime seeks to offer that IRL revel in of gazing a video with pals even if your pal is not in a position to be IRL.

As you watch a video inside the app you'll be able to see your avatar shifting alongside a monitor across the fringe of the display. This monitor corresponds to the video's period: the beginning of the monitor is the beginning of the video, the top of the monitor is the top of the video. The video loops, so a lovable little leap animation sends your avatar hovering again to the start of the monitor while you succeed in the top.

When others start to watch the video with you, you'll be able to see their avatar seem alongside the monitor. This will provide you with a way of the place they're within the video. You'll be able to faucet the display so as to add are living reactions of stars, sort a message within the field to show textual content on display underneath your avatar, or upload animated emoji. It is kind of like observing your folks' reactions and listening to their remarks in individual

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The app is iOS-only in this day and age. While you first obtain the app, you'll be able to log in with your Google account. You'll be able to want an invitation to realize get entry to to the app — as soon as you are in you'll be able to ship invitations to pals. In keeping with The Subsequent Internet, the invite code PIZZA should get you in.

What do you assume?

Is Uptime an app you might want to see your self the use of? Do you want to watch YouTube videos on my own and benefit from the happy silence of a chum's text-based response? Let me know within the feedback!


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