"Though conspiracy theories are nothing new, the advent of social media has created a conduit for more rapid spread of these rumors."
The findings come from a survey of U.S. adults conducted between May 29 - June 11.
Social media networks, which often foster partisan antagonism, may also offer a solution to reducing political polarization.
The team examined thousands of tweets sent between July 2014 and September 2017.
Google — and its products like YouTube and Waze — combined to account for 34.2% of all time on digital media in June, according to Pivotal...
A team's study of Twitter posts found both robots and real human underplay the health risks associated with e-cigarettes.
Twitter has hired researchers to examine the health of conversations on its platform.
The Scroll Free September campaign comes amid growing concern about the impact of social media on mental health.
Researchers use Twitter for a huge range of subjects: measuring how people cope with global crises and their aftermaths, tracking geographic differences in public health and...
Scientists analyzed 18 million tweets posted during the 2015 Baltimore protests.