Social distraction? Social media use and political knowledge in two U.S. Presidential elections

@article{Lee2019SocialDS,
  title={Social distraction? Social media use and political knowledge in two U.S. Presidential elections},
  author={Sangwon Lee and Michael A. Xenos},
  journal={Comput. Hum. Behav.},
  year={2019},
  volume={90},
  pages={18-25}
}
Abstract With increasing numbers of people using social media to get news and political information, whether social media helps users learn about politics has become an important question. Intrigued by the potential of social media to politically educate people, researchers have begun to explore the effects of social media on political knowledge. However, the findings from these studies have been far from conclusive. Drawing on both cross-sectional and panel data from two recent United States… 
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