As social distancing became the norm in the past one month, Zoom, a California-based app has come to the rescue of companies to stay in touch with their remote working employees with video conference. The software, known for its solid connectivity, has also become a boon for friends and families to stay in touch.
ByteDance-owned TikTok, a clip sharing app reported a rise in the number of users with along with the surge in the number of light hearted and informative videos on Coronavirus. However, there has also been a surge in the number of fake news videos such as coronavirus remedies and disinformation towards a particular community.
The good old board game seems to be the new favourite among Indians. The ‘Ludo King’ app is available on Android and iOS devices, and can be played with three other friends. Another favourite is Scrabble, a word game that is known to sharpen cognitive skills. The game can be enjoyed for the fun fights over whether a word exists or not. While UNO is the one of the favourites as an offline game, it is also perfect as an online game, playable with a group of friends.
With the closure of restaurants and limited delivery options, learning to cook or cooking with limited ingredients is the new trend. Several people including celebrities like Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh have taken to social media to post their preparations. It is a chance to learn something new or try something out, which otherwise people don’t have time for.