Published on in Vol 22 , No 10 (2020) :October

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/23021, first published .
Threats of Bots and Other Bad Actors to Data Quality Following Research Participant Recruitment Through Social Media: Cross-Sectional Questionnaire

Threats of Bots and Other Bad Actors to Data Quality Following Research Participant Recruitment Through Social Media: Cross-Sectional Questionnaire

Threats of Bots and Other Bad Actors to Data Quality Following Research Participant Recruitment Through Social Media: Cross-Sectional Questionnaire

Rachel Pozzar 1 , RN, PhD ;   Marilyn J Hammer 1 , RN, DC, PhD ;   Meghan Underhill-Blazey 1, 2 , APRN, PhD ;   Alexi A Wright 3 , MPH, MD ;   James A Tulsky 4 , MD ;   Fangxin Hong 5 , PhD ;   Daniel A Gundersen 6 , PhD ;   Donna L Berry 1, 7 , RN, PhD

1 Phyllis F Cantor Center for Research in Nursing and Patient Care Services , Dana-Farber Cancer Institute , Boston , MA , US

2 School of Nursing , University of Rochester , Rochester , NY , US

3 McGraw/Patterson Center for Population Sciences , Dana-Farber Cancer Institute , Boston , MA , US

4 Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care , Dana-Farber Cancer Institute , Boston , MA , US

5 Department of Data Sciences , Dana-Farber Cancer Institute , Boston , MA , US

6 Survey and Data Management Core , Dana-Farber Cancer Institute , Boston , MA , US

7 Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics , University of Washington , Seattle , WA , US

Corresponding Author:

  • Rachel Pozzar, RN, PhD
  • Phyllis F Cantor Center for Research in Nursing and Patient Care Services
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
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  • Email: rachel_pozzar@dfci.harvard.edu