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Researchers are getting our Covid-19 data, Twitter tells EU

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Academic researchers almost always granted access to live coronavirus data

The social media giant Twitter says it is granting most requests from academic researchers for access to its real-time Covid-19 data.

Social media has emerged as a crucial vector for the transmission of information—and disinformation—around the coronavirus, spurring a rush of researchers attempting to access data on the subject.

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