COVID19MisInfo.org

A Rapid Response Project of The Ryerson Social Media Lab – "Come for the misinformation, stay for the facts"

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We are all in this together!

There’s comfort in learning how others are dealing with this crisis across our communities. See how other Canadians are dealing with COVID-19, what they are doing to overcome common challenges, and find new voices to follow.

COVID-19 Facebook and Instagram Trending Dashboard features real-time streams of COVID-19 related posts from public pages and accounts across Facebook and Instagram. The streams are sorted by relevant keywords and public accounts in Canada. This includes content from local media organizations, regional World Health Organization Pages, government agencies, local politicians, and more.

What is featured on the COVID-19 Facebook and Instagram Trending Posts Dashboard?

  • The dashboard is provided by CrowdTangle and includes pubic posts based on the following search criteria:
  • Column 1: COVID-19 related keywords translated into the top languages spoken filtered by public Pages from media in Canada.
  • Column 2: COVID-19 related keywords translated into the top languages spoken plus the name of the country (example: covid-19 AND Canada) filtered by public Instagram accounts.
  • Column 3: COVID-19 related keywords translated into the top languages spoken filtered by public Pages who have admins located in Canada.
  • Column 4: COVID-19 related keywords translated into the top languages spoken filtered by public Pages of politicians, elected officials and political parties in Canada.
  • Column 5: COVID-19 related keywords translated into the top languages spoken filtered by public Pages of government ministries in Canada.
  • Column 6: All content from the WHO regional account on Facebook and Instagram (where applicable). Some WHO regional offices only have a Facebook account).

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