20 May 2020

The shutdown has changed the mood and tone of Danish corona tweets

Tweets about corona generally have a more negative mood than other tweets. After the Prime Minister announced the shutdown, the sentiment on Twitter regarding the corona became more positive. Since the announcement, Twitter-Denmark talks less about fear and more about (mis) confidence. But trust and mistrust of who and what - and why?

A group of researchers from SODAS and DISTRACT have explored how the lockdown has influenced moods and affects in Danish corona tweets. You can read more about that and their previous findings here.

Note that the analysis is in Danish.