Sure, you can press 'play' at the same time, but anyone who's trying to sync their shows up with a friend knows that even a few seconds of lag can completely ruin a shocking movie moment. So, there are browser plug-ins to be used that will guarantee your viewing experience is as seamless as possible. Netflix Party lets friends (or lovers) watch their Netflix faves together with a chat screen on the side if you want to chat about what's going down. However, we'd recommend just calling each other on the phone so any gasps, screams, or laughs can be heard by the person or people you're watching with.
There are a ton of multi-player games you can play with friends from afar. The Uno app is a free download and allows you to play with your BFF against strangers or create a group room for a party of four. You can also play on Facebook! Additionally, apps like Clue allow for separate players to join together in rooms. Or, you can use PigeonGames to use an assortment of one-on-one games or group plays through your text messages.
Speaking of games, Jackbox games almost seems perfect for quarantine. The game — which can be downloaded on Steam, Apple TV, XBox, and more — allows you to join a game through the browser on your smartphone. Though its initial iteration was meant to have people using their devices from the same room, in these trying times, some have decided to join in by watching a friend's game broadcast through Steam or Discord. Therefore, you and your group of friends can watch the same game and play from your separate phones in your separate homes. Of course, you probably should have a group call set up, too, so you can laugh together. You can look at Jackbox's recommendations for playing with different people/.