We know you’re watching Netflix while you’re supposed to be working from home

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  • The outbreak of the novel coronavirus has produced a massive shift in the work life of millions of Americans. Specifically, more people than ever are now working from home.
  • New data from streaming search engine Reelgood reveals a surprising trend — a growing number of people are streaming content from sources like Netflix between the hours of 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. In other words, during office hours, when many of you are supposed to be working.
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Working from home, while it might sound like fun in the abstract, can be a major adjustment for some people who are otherwise used to the more familiar rhythms of office life, things like the face-to-face meetings and other more traditional aspects of the 9-to-5 grind. It’s the kind of adjustment that millions of Americans have made in recent weeks as the novel coronavirus outbreak has mandated countless employers shift, if they can, to a work-from-home arrangement.

New data, meanwhile, shows that plenty of you are spending what amount to office hours in pursuit of, shall we say, extracurricular activities. To be more specific, data shared with BGR by the team at the streaming search engine Reelgood reveals that streaming video activity has increased during the time when we’re all supposed to be working, compared to the pre-coronavirus data.

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