YouTube adds Google + Hangout: Watch videos along with friends. Could Netflix be next?

It seems that you can now watch a video with your friends on Google Plus’ Hangout. It works very similar to Xbox Live’s Movie Party. I was able to get 3 people to Hangout and watch a short clip. It worked very well without any issues.

Once Google + adds business to the to the mix. I see this feature becoming very useful for marking. You could debut a trailer to only very loyal fans or contest winners. Think how this might work for Superbowl ads. You could all do Hangout instead of flooding my inbox with links.  I mean other people’s inboxes with links.
So far I have not been able to find a video that Hangout does not work on. From Tech New Today with Tom to even the very limited movie selection that YouTube has. This is a feature I would love to see come to Netflix. Unlike the Facebook  Like button. The Google + Hangout only goes to who you invite to participate. Thus circumventing the whole its illegal to share the entertainment you rent law that is stopping Netflix from using Facebook.

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About Rubens Saintel

Ex-Retail Manager turned Consultant, Day Trader and Blogger. I love games, movies, shows, tech, beta testing and all things sci-fi. www.SaintelDaily.com

Posted on August 24, 2011, in Business, Google, Google Plus, Movies, Netflix, News, NFL, Social Network, Sports, Stocks, Tech and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. You have observed very interesting details ! ps decent site.

  2. Can you actually watch a full DVD movie on hang out? I tried but didn’t work out. Do you think hang out got limitation when the files you share are too big and it does require excellent fast internet to run?

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