The pandemic effect: discovered “social” potential of many well-known solutions:The need to maintain daily social contacts has naturally increased the importance of the Internet in our daily lives. Video chats, through which we keep in touch with loved ones or conduct business meetings, are experiencing an increase in popularity. Also, we have acquired a lot of new skills, “discovering” at the same time new applications to long-known technologies.
Although the Netflix Party option appeared some time ago, it was only in times of isolation that it gained its popularity. The Google Chrome browser plug-in synchronizes series and movies with people you invite to watch together. Thanks to this, we have gained the opportunity to watch and comment together without leaving home.
ONLINE MEETINGS AND PARTIES
Houseparty application, like Snapchat, FaceTime or Skype, helps to connect with friends via video chat. Also, you can have group calls. The difference between this and the apps we know is that you can chat and play games with your friends at the same time.
WHERE TO GO TO THE CONCERT? CULTURAL EVENTS
Many events organized by Polish and foreign artists brought people together, creating events on a massive scale! “Let’s meet on both sides of the screens. We will do the first mass event online. ” The unique repertoire, live chat with the crew, introduced a more intimate atmosphere to the concerts, at the same time attracting regular-event size crowds.
As part of maintaining physical activity, many schools and trainers decided to conduct online training. Most of these activities take place on Facebook’s fan page; however, you can also participate via Instagram. Professional training groups led by trainers have also been created, with full session schedules set.
#niezostawiamczytelnika – For those who love books, Polish Librarians Association organized an action, to boost access to culture and introduce writers who promoted books, reports and other publications during the quarantine. And this is not the end … The follow-up of the action has evolved into “Writers by Evening” series, which we can join every Monday evening to listen and ask questions.