Canadians consumed and spread the most COVID-19-related misinformation on social media, the study found.
The negative impact on the media was evident even nearly one year after the initial assessment of the participants.
The new findings provide a contrasting standpoint to prior studies that have linked conspiratorial thinking to high levels of narcissism.
Misinformation on COVID-19 making the rounds on social networking sites is more likely to have originated from conservative media outlets, new research suggests.
The study, as published in the peer-reviewed journal Mass Communication and Society, examined data comprised of more than 600 participants identified as frequent consumers of soft drinks.
New research published in the HKS Misinformation Review investigates the surge of anti-vaccination misinformation on social media.