Image searches for social distancing and virtual events rise amid pandemic in the US

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June 22, 2020, 11:24 AM UTC

Being quarantined has brought about changes in people’s internet browsing habits.

In this article, Getty has shared recent image search keyword trends in the US starting mid-March. Image searches for “social distancing” went over 72,000 search requests. “Virtual event” saw over 12,000 requests.

Searches for “food delivery” went up by 514%, “hair dye” went up by 348%. “Working from home” saw over 3953% and “jigsaw puzzles” saw over 144%.

Getty found searches for “staycation” to have gone up over 328%. “Baking bread” searches went up over 581%.

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