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Sinan Aral on Yahoo! Finance

April 02, 2020


Social media giants like Facebook have gone “out of their way” to make more information available, according to Sinan Aral, MIT professor and incoming IDE Director. During an interview about COVID-19 with Yahoo! Finance, Aral discussed the growing importance of social media during the pandemic, and how platforms are handling information amid the coronavirus. He also explained ways that researchers can use the data that’s now available.