Face Mask Sentiment Analysis

As the COVID-19 parndemic continues, the public (or at least those with Twitter accounts) are sharing their personal opinions about mask wearing via Twitter. What does this data tell us about public opinion? How does it vary by demographic? What, if anything, can make people change their mind?

Meil Yeung, Jonathan Lai, and Jiebo Luo join us this week to discuss their recent paper. Face Off: Polarized Public Opinions on Personal Face Mask Usage during the COVID-19 Pandemic.