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Study: Bots amplified pandemic misinformation on social media 

Phil Horsepool

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Bots may have played a significant role in circulating misinformation during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. The study found that Facebook posts in groups most affected by bots were more than twice as likely to misstate the results of a study about masks or share conspiracies. 

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