Social Media Keeps You Connected During Social Distancing
Social media channels are the most effective platforms for interaction for the millennial, and Generation X. The youth of today, needs a versatile and a dynamic social media app that caters his multiple needs – be it his personal connectivity with the like-minded people, or the new opportunities for employment, or businesses, or just entertainment. Social media channels like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and WhatsApp do all these things and more.
They offer you a revolutionary lifestyle that combines features of all the leading social media platforms plus many other features that add tremendous value to your day-to-day life. It won’t be an exaggeration to say it’s nothing less than the evolution of Social Media.
The virtual medium is a blessing for people who find themselves handicapped by social distancing. It kept people engaged to their friends and family members during the lockdown when physical meeting was at premium. Despite strict norms of social distancing, these virtual platforms kept people connected to their loved ones. The internet is a blessing in disguise in times of pandemic especially for someone working from home. During the lockdown, people were not allowed to leave their houses to meet their friends and family members.
Use Social Media apps for virtual meeting
Social media apps such as Zoom and Google meet are beautiful tools to catch up with your friends, professional contacts, and family members. Almost every social media website and app offers this feature where you can video chat with your friends and contacts.
Such a group video chat can arranged with more than two people on most of the social media platforms.
It doesn’t matter if you are in quarantine and feeling restless, these apps can help you stay engaged with the people who matter the most in your everyday life. It doesn’t matter if you are video calling them just to say hello. If you care for what is trending on social media channels like Instagram and Snapchat, you shall find people sharing images of video chatting on Skype, Google Meet, WhatsApp, or Instagram.
So, if you are thinking of celebrating good news, a promotion, or even a birthday, video call your friends while you are at it, tell them it’s a celebration party, and they should enjoy virtually through these social media platforms.
Host Live Watch Parties
The unprecedented pandemic was responsible for many events to called off as larger gatherings strictly prohibited during this period. People have been missing out on a lot of events including concerts and seminars that they would have attended otherwise. If earlier, you were hosting a concert, or a party, or even an informative seminar, you can now host Watch Parties, and let people join such parties virtually and have fun within their homes.
Marketers can carry out informative watch parties. Where they can freely interact with their audience, answer their questions, and help them through any query. Many schools and universities too have switched to the online classes to make sure that. The students do not miss out on their regular learning.
Host Virtual Events
Anyone who has planned birthdays and weddings parties in advance shouldn’t worry thinking. How can he organize them with so many restrictions. But the pandemic and the mandatory social distancing should not stop you from celebrating such happy moments. You can go ahead, and organize parties and get together on virtual platforms.
You can easily plan virtual summit, invite your guests to join you online, and just chill. After hosting such events, you would feel as happy as you felt earlier when you hosted regular parties. Even if you are not a host, you can be a part of the fun and feel happy. About not missing out on the little happy moments of your life.
Use Face Time or Messenger to get connected
Android users can opt for Facebook Messenger, while Apple users can connect with their family using Face Time. These are amazing online applications. That keeps you connected with your family and friends who are far away, quarantined within their own homes.
Such apps help you network with your friends and family at any time of the day, and even while. You all stuck in your own homes, you can feel connect virtually through the internet. The emotional support you get from a family member or a friend is incomparable.
Create a Netflix Party
Before the pandemic, people usually had movie nights. With family and friends, where you would relax, watch films, eat snacks and enjoy together. Most of you may have been missing these little moments of pleasure. The good news is you can still do that virtually by creating a Netflix Party. You can virtually enjoy a movie night together with a Netflix party. With your family and friends, even when you are physically distant. Besides, there are many other virtual platforms that offer round the clock connectivity with your friends. You can choose any of the established channels or a secured Indian social media app for this purpose.