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Coronavirus Outbreak: Netizens Churn Out Funny Memes, Jokes Relieve Stress During Quarantine
Humour can relieve stress and although many may not like the idea of making fun during tough times like the world under the COVID-19 attack, millions of people have flooded social media platforms with funny memes, jokes, videos, GIFs and what not to lessen the panic of the pandemic. As work from home gained momentum worldwide, people have more personal time with their devices and are busy expressing their feelings in creative, witty ways. From TikTok to Facebook, people are sharing videos with their pets around as they work. The influence of humour on stress has been explored in various researches, especially in the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.