Social Media as Vehicle for Conspiracy Beliefs on COVID-19

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Published Nov 4, 2020
Andreas Goreis Oswald D. Kothgassner

Abstract

Highlights:

  • Conspiracy beliefs are spread via social media platforms and may have a negative impact on preventive health measures
  • Preventive measures against fear and misinformation need to consider the differential effects of different forms of conspiracy theories on behavior
  • Fostering awareness in society about COVID-19 misinformation in social media is crucial.

How to Cite

Goreis, A., & Kothgassner, O. D. (2020). Social Media as Vehicle for Conspiracy Beliefs on COVID-19. Digital Psychology, 1(2), 36-39. https://doi.org/10.24989/dp.v1i2.1866

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Keywords

conspiracy theory, social networking sites, COVID19, pandemic

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Letter