At a Glance: Here’s How Coronavirus Has Impacted China’s Internet Use


With millions confined to their homes due to Covid-19, it’s little surprise that China is very online right now. Fears over the rampant spread of the novel coronavirus that first emerged in Wuhan last year have led to whole cities being put under lockdown and people across the country undergoing some form of quarantine (self-imposed or otherwise).

Naturally, many have turned to the internet to pass the time. Here’s a breakdown of some of the key impacts the coronavirus has had on internet usage:

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    Markus Sherman is a fourth-year at the University of Southern California. Markus has travelled all over the world and is obsessed with sharing unique stories with anyone who will listen. In his free time, Markus likes to take photos, listen to music, study Chinese and play chess with the homies.
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