Mapping the Harm of COVID-19 Misinformation on Social Media
Otto, L. (2021). Mapping the Harm of COVID-19 Misinformation on Social Media. UWM Report.
The authors of this article examined social media using GIS, finding a correlation between the location of where misinformation spread and the number of COVID-19 infections and deaths in the weeks afterwards. The author identified prominent messages and mapped them onto the parts of the country where they were most prevalent.