Someone at ooVoo must like to party it up virtually, what with features like four-way video conferencing, 12-way chat and now the ability to watch YouTube videos with up to 11 of your internet pals. Oh-so-creatively called “Watch Together,” the new feature is similar to what Google+ already offers with Hangouts but with a couple more people above G+’s max of 10. Chat participants can play any YouTube video directly in the application either by sharing the URL or by doing a keyword search for a particular clip. If you’re at a loss as to what to watch, you can peruse a list of trending videos or an ooVoo-curated lineup. Anyone in chat can start, stop, pause and rewind the video, which could be good if you want to watch that awesome dance video over and over again. The feature is currently only available on the ooVoo PC app, though future mobile implementations aren’t out of the question.
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ooVoo update lets you and a party of 11 watch YouTube together