1. bookVolume 13 (2022): Issue 1 (July 2022)
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The Analysis on the Use of Social Media in Managing the Covid-19 Pandemic Information Flow

Published Online: 28 Jun 2022
Volume & Issue: Volume 13 (2022) - Issue 1 (July 2022)
Page range: 73 - 80
Received: 01 Dec 2021
Accepted: 01 Apr 2022
Journal Details
License
Format
Journal
eISSN
2067-9785
First Published
06 Mar 2017
Publication timeframe
3 times per year
Languages
English
Abstract

There is a relationship between social media platforms and emerging infectious diseases (EIDs) such as the COVID-19 pandemic. Social media platforms are used to manage information flow in every EID. Individuals use the platforms to source information, while health workers, organisations, and other stakeholders use the platforms to provide and manage information flow. This study employed a narrative literature review (NLR) to understand the role of social media platforms in managing the COVID-19 pandemic information flow. The paper deployed three research questions as seen in the research methodology. The paper found a clear relationship between social media and EIDs and the COVID-19 pandemic. The article further provides the ways to use platforms to manage information during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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