How social media was ahead of the curve when it came to COVID-19


Australian Twitter users were ahead of the curve when it came to the public health response to COVID-19, calling for lockdowns weeks before they were introduced, new analysis has shown. Researchers from QUT's Digital Observatory looked at the posts made on the social media platform over the first 100 days of the pandemic, from early January until the end of April.

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Organisations/Institutions Stuart Layt
Date published 30-06-2020
DOI Not applicable
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