publication . Other literature type . Conference object . 2020

Usage of social media in finding information related to COVID-19

Jayasekara, Prasadi Kanchana;
Open Access English
  • Published: 08 Jun 2020
  • Publisher: Zenodo
Abstract
During a pandemic situation, searching and retrieving relevant and accurate health information is a crucial factor. Nowadays with the technological development, people have so many different ways to access information in many formats. However, the Internet was identified as the source that used more commonly to search for health information (Fox & Duggan, 2013). The evolution of the Internet provided social media platforms that are very popular among the general public in the creation and sharing information with anyone, anywhere, anytime. Some researchers have identified that people are using social media in disaster communication (Bunce, Partridge, & D...
Subjects
free text keywords: Coronavirus, Health information, Information seeking behavior, Sri Lanka
Communities
COVID-19
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Other literature type . 2020
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Conference object . 2020
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Other literature type . 2020
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