HBO Max provides a new way for people to view their content library.Starting today, you can watch pilot episodes of selected series, including game of Thrones, Lovecraft Country with gossip Girl, On Snapchat And do this while chatting with up to 63 people.
The ability to watch HBO Max content through Snapchat comes from the Minis function Snap launched in June last year. This tool allows third-party developers to provide condensed versions of their applications in Snapchat. So far, some of the more popular developers offering Minis include Headspace, but HBO Max is the first major streamer to use this feature to let people view its content.
You can launch HBO Max Mini by clicking the rocket icon in the chat or using the search function to find it. Before you see the list of available episodes, the app will ask you to verify your age. You do not need to subscribe to HBO Max to watch any pilots, but Mini will prompt users over 18 to register for the service. After the conversation starts, up to 63 people can join, and you can chat with other people watching the episode and share Bitmoji’s reactions.
HBO Max is not the first streaming service that uses other platforms to attract users.Before a foreseeable death, Quibi lets people watch its pilot Original on YouTube.
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