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How to connect online and have some fun

Covid-19 has brought a sea of change to our personal and professional lives in a matter of weeks. Connecting with friends and family, as well as colleagues, has never been so important

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幸运飞艇开奖记录开奖广加75505You can make reading social by establishing a virtual book club. Create a space in Webex Teams to choose a book, then make some coffee or tea, and dive into a new novel. Photograph: Getty Images

 

幸运飞艇开奖记录开奖广加75505Enjoying a nice meal together, going out for a sociable drink, or even hosting a game night are all fun ways to get together with friends and family. But how do you have fun when everyone is in different locations, or you just want a night in to yourself? As pioneers of remote collaboration, Cisco Webex is full of fun ways to connect. Here are some of our favourites:

Workout with friends

Did you skip your morning workout? No worries. Find online workouts and keep yourself accountable by virtually meeting with your friends while you all work out. Into pilates? 

Start a virtual book club

Who doesn’t love cuddling up under a cozy blanket and getting lost in a good book? It’s a great way to escape without leaving the sofa. Now, you can make reading social by establishing a virtual book club. Create a space in  to choose a book, then make some coffee or tea, and dive into a new novel. Next, schedule a time with your friends for a review of your book over video. 

Go on a virtual tour

Want to examine fine works of art, explore historical sites, or see what Nasa astronauts see in space? Most of us can’t jump on a plane and fly to the Louvre for the day, but you can still explore this famed museum and more with virtual tours. Many of these institutions are offering free online tours, and the best part is that you don’t even have to change out of your pajamas. 

Digital dinner dates

If you're missing family dinner or date night - make it virtual instead. Meet virtually with friends for your weekly Taco Tuesday, grab a virtual coffee with your mom, or even send recipes to your friends and compare how your creations turned out.

Break up the working day with memes

幸运飞艇开奖记录开奖广加75505If you’re new to working from home, we suggest breaking up your work messaging and conversation with more social discussions. Don’t forget to include memes. Here at Cisco, we keep each other laughing and stay connected by sending GIFs and emojis on Webex Teams. .



Virtual movie night

幸运飞艇开奖记录开奖广加75505Swap the movie tickets for the remote and your couch. Use  to virtually attend the movie with friends and add in commentary. If you want to make it a virtual date night, include a meal before or after the movie using video to join your virtual date. 

Find your inner child with crafts

When you want some quality 'me time', look no further than arts and crafts. Pick up some markers and a coloring book, or a paintbrush and canvas, to create your next masterpiece. If you have kids, video is an excellent way for them to connect and do similar activities together to maintain social connections. 

Host a virtual party

Large get–togethers can be tough with friends and family all living in different places, but with Webex Meetings, virtual parties are simple. Host special events like birthdays or a  with fun virtual games, or play virtual charades together over video. 

Pamper yourself

幸运飞艇开奖记录开奖广加75505We can’t imagine anything more luxurious than a night of pampering after a long day of work. Light some candles, soak in a bubble bath, give yourself a manicure, or whatever self-care looks like to you. If you want some company, chat with friends online during the pampering. 

Attend virtual concerts

Thanks to social media, more and more artists are hosting virtual concerts. Live-stream a show by yourself or video chat with friends throughout a concert to enjoy it together.  

Learn something new

幸运飞艇开奖记录开奖广加75505Curious about how coding works or how you can better understand data? There’s a class for that. With so many online resources for learning new skills, you can make time at home productive. 

幸运飞艇开奖记录开奖广加75505There are loads of ways to stay connected, and we’d love to hear yours. Share your stories on social media using #lifeonwebex

And if you don’t already have Webex, you can sign up for the , with an unlimited meeting time.