Technology is the best thing every created. With continuous innovation in technology, world has become a better place to live in. However, from past one year, we are living in a constant fear of thecovid-19 pandemic. Though it is not permanent, still it has affected all of your lives significantly. From a tea-stall owner to a rich entrepreneur, there is hardly anyone who has not become a victim.
But by the continuous evolution in technology and advent of various applications, it has become possible for people to find a source of happiness in this era. Not just social media applications there are so many ways you can spend your leisure time and feel relaxed. With innovation in technology, many developers are able to come up with all-in-one dynamic applications that provide the features of using multiple apps under one roof.
Now discussing the question of the hour, “How can you meet you friends in this pandemic era?”
In today’s world, social media and other applications have become a vital part of everybody’s life. Who ever imagined that human are connected to each other in some or the other way? Not just blood-relations, but you would many people that share interest and passion as yours. People send text, share information, add comments, and uploads digital photos and videos on this highly interactive technology platform.
In the year 2020, COVID disrupted the normal lifestyle of people and disconnecting everyone from every social bonding. People were stuck at home for months, and social media was the only rescue. Though physically disconnected, people were able to connect with each other virtually. Social media apps, like Connected India, establish India’s long-term connection with rest of the world.
Contribution Of Social Media:
The contribution of social media during lockdown was monumental. Social media brought people of all spheres, helped many people with the basic needs and informed people about the spread of the virus. It also helped in identifying different zones for containment through high-end technologies.
People who were eager to help poor people and laborers from other state were able to do so with the help of different communities and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) because they were all connected.
People who needed help also appealed on social media, and those who helped others were applauded by other people. It served as a motivation for other people, institutions and organizations. These applications provided a disruption-free service during lockdown and connected people. People’s reason is what drives the developers of these applications to achieve more.
Friends stayed in touch with each other while teachers could take their classes through different social media apps.
The lockdown proved disheartening on the psychological and physiological well-being of people, but social media connected India and its people. Many famous celebrities and normal people shared motivational posts on these platforms to keep others motivated.
Yoga Institutes shared different tips and yoga to keep people fit in these challenging times, and all of these were possible because of social media. People spent time in different hobbies like reading books, gardening and for some playing games but everyone kept in touch with different groups of like-minded individuals.
How Online Platforms helped people?
Applications continued to provide disruption-free service during these challenging times. They helped friends and families to stay in touch with each other, helped people maintain their devices by fixing app crashes, better optimization with a seamless user interface.
The high-end technology creates a 3D interface for users, which improves the possibility of getting compatible matches. It helps users in connecting with people during lockdown with perfect matches by taking into consideration nature, family background, hobbies and educational background.
- Some applications also provide 24/7 counseling from trained professional and psychiatrists on mental health issues, depression, career guidance and mentoring.
- Most of them come with three chat features: personal, professional and public. This feature keeps your specific contacts visible to those who fall under the same category.
- They also provide business news, articles and blogs and also a feature for the users where they can write their own post.
- They have their own community where users can post short videos and photos.
- They also help people find business owners and professionals and to keep a track of their latest updates and activities.
Applications have now become a daily part of our lives. From giving us insights on the world events to connecting us with our friends, these applications have made this world a better place. This pandemic era has indeed affected our lives and has separated from our friends. However, with these applications it has now become easy for us to stay in touch with our near and dear ones.