Contribution of Social Media in the Fight Against Misinformation on Coronavirus Pandemic

Contribution of Social Media in the Fight Against Misinformation on Coronavirus Pandemic    CHAPTER ONE                                                               INTRODUCTION 1.1   Background to the Study The recent rash of coronavirus (COVID-19)-related material has turned into a high-stakes test of social media companies' ability to combat disinformation. False advice on how to avoid getting the virus or what steps affected individuals should take to prevent it from spreading has the potential to spread additional illness and death from a pandemic that has already claimed thousands of lives across the globe. WHO(2020). It is, however, difficult to tell the difference between phony and false information. The words "fake information" and "false information" are sometimes used interchangeably. Fake...

The Impact of Covid-19 Pandemic Lockdown on International Students

The Impact of Covid-19 Pandemic Lockdown on International Students CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY COVID-19 was first discovered in December 2019 in Wuhan, China, and quickly spread over the globe, wreaking havoc on all nations and territories. Over 6 million COVID-19 cases had been documented globally at the time of this research, with over 1,000000 fatalities (Johns Hopkins University, 2020; WHO) (2020). These figures were mind-boggling, and the epidemic became a defining global health disaster in recent memory. According to health professionals, the illness does not discriminate against individuals based on their age, sex, gender, race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, or other social characteristics (WHO, 2020). Older individuals, low-income families, indigenous peoples, and people with underlying chronic or...
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