How the Pandemic Changed Social Media

Social Media Trends As the world shut down and social plans were cancelled practically overnight, many felt new levels of stress and more alone than ever before. People turned to social media to find a sense of connection and community. The pandemic also shifted users’ expectations and preferences when it comes to how they interact

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How Has COVID-19 Affected Sense of Belonging for Canadians?

Community Trends How have community connections changed after two years of pandemic-related challenges? Angus Reid Institute just released a new study which suggests belonging and connection are splintered along generational lines. Older residents are drawing strength and comfort from their place-based communities, whereas younger people are finding a sense of community rooted not in a

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