The COVID-19 pandemic and the requirements of physical distancing have created a sense of crisis that transcends most boundaries. While the imposed trauma is immense, the sharing of personal pandemic experiences online has been encouraging. As McGill University’s Professor Emmanuelle Vaast explains, people around the world are rediscovering the brighter side of social media, as these technologies take on renewed relevance and importance in times of crisis.
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