How to Stay Connected While Practicing Social Distancing


Right now, you’re probably spending a lot of time at home if you’re practicing social distancing. Loneliness is something we’re all struggling with, and it can be difficult to find ways to stay connected when you’re stuck at home all day! At Steve Landers Kia, we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite apps and tools for staying connected while staying at home! 

  1. HouseParty 

HouseParty is a social networking app that allows group video chatting through your smartphone or desktop. It also has group games you can play like Heads Up and Trivia! 


Download HouseParty on the App Store

  1. Netflix Party 

Netflix Party is a way to watch Netflix with your friends online for long-distance movie parties. It synchronizes video playback and has a group chat feature so you can stay connected! 


Use Netflix Party Now

  1. Marco Polo

Marco Polo combines the convenience of texting with video chatting by allowing you to send short video messages to your friends. 


Download Marco Polo 

  1. Tabletop Simulator 

Tabletop Simulator allows you to play all sorts of board games with your friends digitally. You can create your own games or choose from 15 different classic games like chess, poker, cards and more. Voice and text chat allows you to chat with friends throughout your game night! 


Get Tabletop Simulator Now

  1. Steam 

Steam is an online gaming website with endless games to choose from! It even has some board game favorites like Settlers of Catan for free! You can play with friends online and stay connected through voice and text chat throughout. 


Learn More About Steam 

  1. Send Some Snail Mail 

We know this isn’t an app, but it’s a nice way to surprise your friends and family during this difficult time. Hand-written notes in the mail are a thoughtful way to show you’re still thinking about them! 


At Steve Landers Kia, we know that life doesn’t stop even when you’re cooped up inside. If you are in need of a new car or your current car has service needs, we’re here for you. If you have special accommodations, we’ll do our best to help you stay safe and comfortable! Don’t forget to take care of yourself and stay connected with family and friends! We’ll get through this together.

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