Published on in Vol 23, No 5 (2021): May

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/26933, first published .
Bots and Misinformation Spread on Social Media: Implications for COVID-19

Bots and Misinformation Spread on Social Media: Implications for COVID-19

Bots and Misinformation Spread on Social Media: Implications for COVID-19

McKenzie Himelein-Wachowiak 1, BA;  Salvatore Giorgi 1, 2, MSc;  Amanda Devoto 1, PhD;  Muhammad Rahman 1, PhD;  Lyle Ungar 2, PhD;  H Andrew Schwartz 3, PhD;  David H Epstein 1, PhD;  Lorenzo Leggio 1, MD, PhD;  Brenda Curtis 1, MSPH, PhD

1 Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse , Baltimore, MD, US

2 Department of Computer and Information Science, University of Pennsylvania , Philadelphia, PA, US

3 Department of Computer Science, Stony Brook Unversity , Stony Brook, NY, US

Corresponding Author:

  • Brenda Curtis, MSPH, PhD
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  • National Institute on Drug Abuse
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