Information technology in the wake of coronavirus is used to spread essential facts, also fake news as well, and many more. Facebook is one of the many social media platforms plagued with the spreading of fake news. Facebook recently launched a one-stop coronavirus information portal which you could read more about here.
A lot of schools, businesses, and offices closed their doors due to the coronavirus, and people are now turning to technology to fill in the gaps. The gaps of which are working from home, with store shelves stripped of laptops as coronavirus, increases its reach of infected people to 219,042. One might think that toilet papers, hand sanitizers, and facial masks are the only stocks the coronavirus has depleted, but you would be wrong because the stock market is also taking a hit.
Coronavirus is affecting major tech companies including Apple, Google, Samsung, and others, as well as a number of canceled tech conferences. Additionally, they are informing investors that revenues are declining as a result of the virus epidemic and that employees are not recommended to travel. Information technology in the aftermath of the coronavirus has left me wondering for the past several weeks rather than prophesying the end of the world: What less well-known enterprises can the coronavirus affect in ways we hadn’t anticipated?
Will Netflix, for instance, experience a sharp increase in the number of hours viewers watch streaming television now that they seldom leave their homes? Or think about delivery services like Amazon, Jumia Food, Uber Eats, DoorDash, and Instacart. Will customers grow to rely more on others doing their shopping for them in a future where individuals are less likely to go outdoors and interact with others?
Here are five ways how innovative technologies already make a difference:
The spread of COVID-19 is the most severe global health security threat in decades. We at Bevenny Creations, our hearts go out to all who have been affected by the outbreak, and we are deeply grateful to the thousands of healthcare workers who are risking their lives to be on the front lines helping their communities. Communities are learning how to live online with the coronavirus crisis, and with many countries restricting the movement of people. People have turned to WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, etc. for news and to stay in touch with families, colleagues, and friends.