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How COVID has changed smartphone usage – temporarily or permanently

November 24, 2020

Via: 9to5Mac

The coronavirus crisis has changed many things. People working from home, school closures, hospitality restrictions and more. It’s no surprise, then, to find that smartphone usage has also changed.

A Kantar study found that some of these changes were temporary, shifting back and forth in line with lockdowns – but other changes appear permanent, or at least longer-lasting …

One obvious change is that use of map apps and GPS dropped during the stricter lockdowns and returned to more normal levels in countries and regions where restrictions were eased.

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