2020 Social Media Study: Updates & Errata

Current Dataset Release: January 29, 2020 version

March 4, 2021

In the Post-election questionnaire, four corrections are needed.

Items w2fb4 and w2fb5 indicated response option 5 as “All the time,” but the actual response option displayed to participants was “Always”.

Item w2covid_know indicated the response options were “I know someone with the disease” and “I do not know anyone with it.” The correct response options, respectively, are “I know someone who has had the disease” and “I do not know anyone who has had it”.

Item w2covid_number indicated response option 4 as “Slightly fewer people have died” but the correct response wording was “Somewhat fewer people have died”.