Depressed Economy yet Vibrant Social Media: A Catch-22 Scenario?

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen entire countries going into lockdown and people spending significantly more time on social media. With online content streaming and subscription services showing unprecedented growth, has this created a catch-22 scenario with also unparalleled social consequences?

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