Negative Vaccine Views Spread More Easily on Twitter, Study Finds


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A Pennsylvania State University study finds that negative views on vaccinations spread more easily on Twitter than positive views.

Carla Gentry CSPO‘s insight:

The researchers found that people exposed to more anti-vaccination opinions on Twitter expressed more negative views on the subject, while those who received more pro-vaccination tweets were not as quick to adopt a positive view on the subject.

Read more: http://www.ihealthbeat.org/articles/2013/4/5/negative-vaccine-views-spread-more-easily-on-twitter-study-finds.aspx#ixzz2PhySDD7P

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