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Commentary

Vol. 20 No. 1 (2022)

COVID-19, Social Media, and Policy: Suggestions for Canada’s Health Messaging Response

DOI
https://doi.org/10.26443/mjm.v20i1.862
Submitted
February 15, 2021
Published
2021-09-04

Abstract

COVID-19 has impacted the lives of many Canadians physically, emotionally, and financially. This commentary focuses on suggestions on how to use social media platforms to target Canadians to promote public COVID-19 related health messaging. Policy strategies that limit the use of algorithms for social media in an effort to eliminate opinion silos and provide users with a more well-rounded view of current events are explored.

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