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Webinar Recap: Analyzing COVID-19 Impact Using Mobile Location Data

COVID-19 is a global challenge that will require the cooperation of the public and private sector in order to mitigate and ultimately solve the crisis. UberMedia has dedicated resources to provide up to date insights on consumer movement and social distancing.

This webinar is one piece of our effort to assist researchers and the global community in understanding the impact of COVID-19 and social distancing on consumer behavior. In this webinar we will cover:

  • How do levels of social distancing in selected US cities compare to Italy and South Korea?
  • What potential COVID-19 hotspots have been created by travel from outbreak epicenters?
  • How much have Americans reduced their travel away from their home in selected US cities?
  • How has COVID-19 and social distancing affected foot traffic to selected retail locations and categories?

Our research is powered by de-identified & aggregated location insights from hundreds of millions of devices that have opted into sharing their location data.

We will also cover our COVID-19 Researcher’s Toolkit, and more COVID-19 mobile location resources that are on the way from UberMedia.

Webinar Recording – View on Zoom

Presentation PDF – Download PDF

COVID-19 Resources

UberMedia has dedicated resources to provide up to date insights on consumer movement and social distancing. We’ve created a COVID-19 resource page that we will update with our latest research and news, as well as a COVID-19 Research Toolkit that empowers researchers to study COVID-19 using mobile location data.

Resource Page – View Page

Research Toolkit – Contact for Access

Thank You & Stay Safe

We’re actively working on more analysis and resources to understand the effects of COVID-19 and social distancing, we’ll keep you up to date on developments as they happen.

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This article is a summary of a webinar presented by UberMedia on April 16th, 2020 .  We encourage you to contact us if you are interested in learning more, including to understand more fully the study methodology and our data collection and privacy practices.  Do not reprint.