At a time when society has never been more digitally connected, countries around the globe are imploring their people to be socially distant. For the good of all, each is asked to make sacrifices. But in the age of connectedness, with options for news, entertainment, and friendships at the press of a button, the sacrifices are not nearly as harsh.

COVID-19 has had immediate impacts on consumption patterns and engagement across streaming and social media, with marked differences in the past month alone. To understand the recent impact of coronavirus, Conviva analyzed global streaming and social media data for this report.