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Global Sentiments Surrounding the COVID-19 Pandemic on Twitter: Analysis of Twitter Trends
With the World Health Organization’s pandemic declaration and government-initiated actions against coronavirus disease (COVID-19), sentiments surrounding COVID-19 have evolved rapidly. This study aimed to examine worldwide trends of four emotions—fear, anger, sadness, and joy—and the narratives underlying those emotions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
When Viruses and Misinformation Spread: How Young Singaporeans Navigated Uncertainty in the Early Stages of the COVID-19 Outbreak
Guided by the frameworks of uncertainty management and sensemaking during crises, this study examined how young adults in Singapore managed uncertainty around the COVID-19 outbreak.
Effects of COVID-19 Misinformation on Information Seeking, Avoidance and Processing: A multicountry Comparative Study
This study highlights negative consequences of misinformation during a global pandemic and addresses possible cultural and situational differences in how people interpret and respond to misinformation.