Even before the coronavirus pandemic had us all under lockdown, if you made the decision to stay indoors and never leave your house for the next five years, you’d still have no chance to finish watching all the shows, movies, stand-up specials and documentaries now available on a myriad of streaming services.
Source: Streaming services: How to choose which one is right for you | Toronto Sun
With everyone in lockdown, children can rack up huge costs for unsuspecting parents with the explosion of in-game purchases
Source: With children off school and gaming online, parents face shock bills | Money | The Guardian
All this technology will ruin you, they said. These smartphones will be the end of humanity and real relationships, they said. Leave your house for god’s sake and actually meet people, they said. Well look at us now, say the millennials on their phones to the boomers on theirs: look at us now. All of a sudden, the onus is on tech to save human relationships and maintain communities.
Source: Zoomers and boomers in virtual meeting of minds – Independent.ie
Unlike other industries where e-commerce sales have disappeared, beauty consumption has partly shifted online or to drug stores, which are essential businesses.
Source: Americans are becoming their own beauticians while under Covid-19 lockdown
The goal of AI implementation in the travel industry is to improve people’s experience in planning trips and booking accommodation.
Source: How Travel Apps Are Using AI To Personalize The Experience
Magazine subscription app Readly is more popular than ever, particularly with categories that are useful to someone staying at home — the Home & Renovation, Gardening, and Kids categories are outpacing previous months.
Source: US Digital Magazine Readership In The ‘Home’ And ‘Gardening’ Categories Soars During Lockdowns
To help marketers keep on top of what the coronavirus pandemic means for them, we’re collecting together the most valuable and impactful stats in this regularly-updated roundup.
Source: Stats roundup: coronavirus impact on marketing, ecommerce & advertising – Econsultancy
It is against the backdrop of an unprecedented economic downturn that marketing tech makes its pitches to clients this year. On the one hand, it is fair to say cutting-edge marketing may be as impo…
Source: How Will Influencer Marketing Survive the Covid-19 Crisis? | Street Fight