The coronavirus outbreak has not just severely impacted the health and well being of people around the world; it has also affected their behavioral patterns and daily routines. It has caused a ripple effect that’s shaken the entire global economy.
In any major economic disruption, some industries will drop, and others will gain. The coronavirus is no exception. We have analyzed the impact of COVID-19 on online behavior to reveal industries and companies that have been hit the hardest or boosted.
Market Winners By Search Data And Traffic Trends
Remote Working Platforms
During this pandemic and period of self-isolation, an obvious game-changer that is reaping the benefits is remote working tools and platforms.
Zoom Communications, a space designed for video conferences and webinars, skyrocketed from $108 on March 16 to $162 on March 23. An increase of 50% is staggering in itself and is even more astounding considering stock markets are slumping more than 30% — a true success story amidst a global crisis. Traffic to Zoom’s website has increased by 10 million site visits in the month of February.