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Try these activities online with friends during the extended ECQ

The extension of the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) may leave you longing for your friends even more, but who says you can’t have fun with them over the internet? Here are 5 online activities to help you virtually bond with your pals.


Gather up the gang and download Houseparty, a multi-purpose video calling app that allows users to play fun in-app games. Unleash your inner artist with a round of “Quick Draw”, prove that you’re the wittiest in the group with “Chips and Guac”, show off your stock knowledge with “Trivia”, and laugh your heads off with a game of “Heads Up!”

Actual conversations

Quarantine or not, use video call apps to talk to friends about our worries and troubles, check up on each other, and maybe even play “Never have I ever” or “Two truths one lie” to get to know them better. Break the awkward virtual conversation barrier by getting a few “shots” in to make it a fun “e-numan”, but only if you stocked up on alcohol before the quarantine.

Netflix party

Miss heading to the cinema to catch the latest flicks? Why not try the Netflix Party extension on Google Chrome. Netflix Party allows users to stream their favorite Netflix shows and movies together with friends. What’s more is that whatever you’re watching will be synchronized across all devices in the party–so you need not worry about playing or pausing at the same time.

YouTube party

Much like Netflix party, Google Chrome also has an extension that allows users to stream YouTube videos together. Pretend that it’s gala night and head over to “The Shows Must Go On” YouTube channel to catch free Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals every Saturday. To crank things up, don a gala night outfit and flaunt your style.

Virtual photoshoot

While you’re all dolled up, invite your friends to try out the latest social media trend of “virtual photoshoots”. Look for a fitting background and pose like your life depended on it. Quality shouldn’t be a problem as long as you’re using a vivo phone. Its back and front cameras create consistent high quality images–making for a worry-free virtual photoshoot.


About vivo

vivo is a leading global technology company that is product-driven with core businesses including smart terminals and intelligent services. vivo is committed to connecting users to the digital world by designing exciting and trendsetting smart mobile products and services which integrate technology and fashion in unique and creative ways. Adhering to its core values, which include “Benfen”, “innovation” and “consumer orientation”, vivo has implemented a sustainable development strategy to achieve its vision of becoming a leading, long-lasting, world-class enterprise.

vivo’s headquarters is located in Dongguan, China, with 9 R&D centers in Shenzhen, Dongguan, Nanjing, Beijing, Hangzhou, Shanghai, Taipei, Tokyo and San Diego. These centers focus on the development of cutting-edge consumer technologies including 5G, artificial intelligence, photography, design and other emerging fields. vivo has also set up five production hubs across China, South Asia and Southeast Asia, which manufacture over 200 million smartphones every year. As of 2019, vivo has developed its sales network across more than 30 countries and regions, attracting more than 300 million active users worldwide.

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