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Political behaviour and the acoustics of social media

Social networks are not a new phenomenon — people have always associated with like-minded others — but the advent of social media has led to a vast increase in the amount of social information that we see. We need data and experiments to understand how this information shapes our political landscape.

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Margetts, H. Political behaviour and the acoustics of social media. Nat Hum Behav 1, 0086 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41562-017-0086

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