Let’s face it: It’s bad out there, but we’re all in this together.
By last week, uses of the hashtag #coronavirus were up 5.5 billion on the app, according to the Guardian, which points out that social media is often Gen Z’s way of coping with tragedies like this one. TikTok has taken precautions against the spread of misinformation by labeling all coronavirus posts with links from trusted sources, such as the World Health Organization (WHO).
Now it would appear people have a lot of time to think about A+ internet content.
From teens facing the prospect of a canceled senior prom to everyone else just figuring out how to work from home without losing their minds, here are the best responses to our current predicament.
One mom had a genius idea for getting her kids to pitch in with household chores while school was out: rationing toilet paper.
Other users looked inward with their peers’ use of social media during a scary time.
The working-from-home meme game was strong as well.
And of course, people can’t help but think what the plotlines of their favorite TV shows would have been in this situation.