Posted March 25, 2020
The Insights Lab looked at mentions of #ReopenAmerica, #StayHome and phrases like "back to work" and "open for business" and removed irrelevant content. We found that over 60 percent of social users are critical of reopening as opposed to quarantining longer.
#ReopenAmerica was present in the conversations that supported and criticized reopening, but most social media conversations are pushing back against the idea of relaxing the strict rules intended to limit the spread of the #coronavirus in the United States.
"The opposition to the idea seems to be growing with far more comments on Tuesday than the day before,” said Kaitlyn Park , Social Media Insights Lab manager.
Overall, users who are critical of reopening cited the growing number of cases, continued lack of testing, lack of protective equipment and concern for elderly Americans as reasons why reopening is premature. We will be back with more as the #coronavirus conversation continues.