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Studying social media can give us insight into human behaviour. It can also give us nonsense

By Jason Burton, PhD researcher, Birkbeck, University of London
Nicole Cruz, Postdoctoral Research Associate, UNSW
Ulrike Hahn, Professor of Psychology, Birkbeck, University of London
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Researchers found the letters X, Y, and Z make tweets more shareable. The nonsensical result shows how easily statistics can be misused.


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