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Coronavirus on Social Media: Analyzing Misinformation in Twitter Conversations

@article{Sharma2020CoronavirusOS,
  title={Coronavirus on Social Media: Analyzing Misinformation in Twitter Conversations},
  author={Karishma Sharma and Sungyong Seo and Chuizheng Meng and Sirisha Rambhatla and Aastha Dua and Yunxiang Liu},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2020},
  volume={abs/2003.12309}
}
  • Karishma Sharma, Sungyong Seo, +3 authors Yunxiang Liu
  • Published 2020
  • Computer Science
  • ArXiv
  • The ongoing Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic highlights the interconnected-ness of our present-day globalized world. With social distancing policies in place, virtual communication has become an important source of (mis)information. As increasing number of people rely on social media platforms for news, identifying misinformation has emerged as a critical task in these unprecedented times. In addition to being malicious, the spread of such information poses a serious public health risk… CONTINUE READING

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