It works by having one person in control of the stream, which is shared via a proxy browser right on the Rabbit website.This means you're essentially sharing the view of a full browser with everyone in your party, and you can go anywhere on the web that you like.
It also cannot be put in full-screen mode or resized, relegating your viewing area to a small portion of your actual screen. The chat window on the right shows everyone's username and picture, and you can even do voice and video chat.The Chrome-exclusive extension Showgoers is pretty similar to Netflix Party but requires everyone to have the extension.These three services have their upsides and downsides but they are the best Netflix-sharing services available, at least for now.At last, we finally have what everyone has been requesting since forever, group Face Time.If you want to stop the video, you must tap the minus on the top then join back in when you’re ready.
Other than that, the app doesn’t seem to have many obvious cons, but we will see as we become more familiar with it in our everyday lives.
Rabbit is one of the most well-rounded stream-sharing services available, partially because it can be used with any browser and partially because you can share all your favorite streaming services including Netflix, Hulu, Crackle and more.
Rabbit requires you to have an account and add the people you want to share a stream with as your friends.
https://twitter.com/B_kicklighter/status/806014423731159041 In theory, an actual group Face Time would function exactly like the original 1-on-1 but with more people.
Maybe this was just meant to stop us for a while until an actual group Face Time feature is developed, but who knows.
Here are the pros and cons of the best ways to watch Netflix with your friends online.