Behavioural Sciences

A new study has revealed why people share their political views online

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Social media has become a popular platform for people to share their political opinions. Image: Unsplash/NeONBRAND

Nils Gustafsson
Senior Lecturer in Strategic Communication, Lund University
Annika Fredén
Senior Lecturer in Political Science, Karlstads University
Emma A. Renström
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Gothenburg
Hanna Bäck
Professor of Political Science, Lund University
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