Rutgers University: Facebook News Consumers Less Likely to Be Vaccinated, Survey Finds.

Rutgers University: Facebook News Consumers Less Likely to Be Vaccinated, Survey Finds.. “People who rely exclusively on Facebook for news and information about the coronavirus are less likely than the average American to have been vaccinated, according to a new survey. ‘Our findings do not necessarily mean that social media use causes misperceptions or vaccine skepticism,’ said co-author Katherine Ognyanova, an associate professor of communication at Rutgers’ School of Communication and Information who is part of a coalition of researchers from Rutgers-New Brunswick, Northeastern, Harvard and Northwestern universities. ‘But it does tell us there is a large group of vaccine skeptics who disproportionately rely on Facebook for health information.’

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