Mobile apps can engage, educate, encourage and entertain to help everyone cope with the pandemic. We have been successful with working from home with Zoom, Skype, Slack, or such enterprise apps that have been making it easier for us to work comfortably well despite being home.
Some are binge-watching favorite shows on Netflix or Amazon Prime.
Social Media Apps
Social media apps play a paramount role during social distancing by connecting everyone in the world. Popular social media apps like WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, Reddit, Snapchat, Tik Tok, and Tumblr have witnessed a steep hike in the active user base. Engagement on social media platforms has increased manifold as everyone is chatting, sharing, and posting more than ever before.
Grocery apps have kept up the pace with the demand to feed people in the safest ways. The most popular grocery apps like Walmart, Instacart, Shipt, Target, Safeboda, Sendy, Uber eats, Glovo and etc. Grocery apps have become an absolute necessity during COVID-19.
Digital Payments Apps
Digital payment apps are thriving in the season of COVID – 19. People who are reluctant to visit banks for financial transactions are resorting to digital payments apps for funds transfer. FinTechs and mobile app development companies are also working towards powering mobile payments.
Online education apps and e-learning have gained a huge momentum since every institution has tapped into digital platforms to arrange online classes for their students. E-learning platforms help teachers to teach their students remotely, and communicate with them over live video chats. Educational apps are helping students from all around the world to get uninterrupted education include video apps such as Zoom, Skype, Google Duo, WhatsApp, and Facebook Video calls.
Healthcare apps like medical care apps, fitness apps, mental health apps are helping people. Online fitness programs guide people on benefits and types of exercises, how to keep healthy while staying inside. On-demand doctor’s apps provide prompt consultation, guidance on medical sample tests, e-prescriptions, and with medicine delivery.