Houseparty, a video-chatting app especially popular with Gen Z, is also gaining some popularity, and it's now the 14th most popular free app in the App Store. Houseparty is a video-chatting app that lets you have a virtual party with up to 8 people. In June 2019, Houseparty was acquired by Epic Games, the makers of Fortnite, for an undisclosed amount, but the app originally launched in 2016. It's now regaining popularity as experts warn about the importance of social distancing in order to slow the spread of the coronavirus. It also has a few games that you can play together.
See how to get going at Covid-19: How to use Houseparty, the app surging in popularity as the world social distances
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