#WFH? It seems a lot of people have quickly become used to it.
May 22, 2020 • ~6 min
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We're measuring online conversation to track the social and mental health issues surfacing during the coronavirus pandemic
America's news reports and social media chatter open a window into the nation's psyche. An AI-based text analysis of these words shows that the coronavirus is driving up familiar social ills.
April 20, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: artificial-intelligence social-media mental-health depression domestic-violence pandemic big-data coronavirus alcoholism drug-addiction new-coronavirus covid-19 research-brief social-distancing
Social media analysts are seeing some alarming trends on Twitter, Facebook and other platforms as the new coronavirus spreads.
April 6, 2020 • ~7 min
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Cinchona bark, the flavouring in tonic water, is not a natural source of chloroquine.
March 31, 2020 • ~5 min
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Social media companies are taking steps to tamp down coronavirus misinformation – but they can do more
Facebook, Google and Twitter are stepping up to block misinformation and promote accurate information about the coronavirus. Their track records on self-policing are poor. The results so far are mixed.
March 30, 2020 • ~11 min
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The evolution of the strong human bond.
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In an age of social media and the propensity for misinformation to spread like wildfire, organizations and governments should consider social media strategies in pandemic response planning.
March 22, 2020 • ~9 min
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Help stop the infodemic.
March 20, 2020 • ~5 min
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A scholar who has reviewed the efforts of nations around the world to protect their citizens from foreign interference says there is no magic solution, but there's plenty to learn and do.
March 20, 2020 • ~10 min
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There are plenty of ways to keep your mind and body active and healthy during the outbreak.
March 19, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: social-media mental-health pharmaceuticals coronavirus social-isolation trump-administration physical-health covid-19 social-distancing
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