COVID-19: #Working From Home. Quite Enjoyed It. Surprised Myself.
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As more than a third of the world's population is now in lock-down, we are seeing COVID-19 not only having serious implications on people's health but also having a significant knock-on effect on their livelihoods. A recent YouGov report highlights that one in twenty people in the UK has lost a job due to coronavirus and that 52\% of those studied expect the British economy to be in recession within a year Yougov. In this paper we aim to investigate the online social response to the working from home \#WFH concept, by analysis the twitter activity around the coronavirus and #WFH, initial findings suggest, 73.1\% positive tweets before the lock-down, on the other hand, 79.3\% positive tweets after the lock-down around the #WFH.
13th International Conference on ICT, Society and Human Beings 2020 (ICT 2020);
Carroll, Fiona, Mostafa, Mohamed, Thorne, Simon (2020) 'COVID-19: #Working From Home. Quite Enjoyed It. Surprised Myself', 13th International Conference on ICT, Society and Human Beings. Zagreb: Croatia (online), 21 – 23 July 2020,
Conference paper presented at IADIS 13th International Conference on ICT, Society and Human Beings. 21 – 23 July 2020, (Part of MCCIS 2020)
Cardiff Metropolitan University (Grant ID: Cardiff Metropolian (Internal))