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After tallying the results of an anonymous survey available for any social media member to complete, researchers have concluded that most people will not vote in the upcoming election.

Which of the following, if true, indicates the greatest flaw of the researchers?


Anonymous participants are not held accountable for their answers on a survey; consequently, the answers given on the survey will not adequately reflect actual practices.


Because the survey is available only on social media, many would-be participants would not involved because of the lack of social media use.


Computer-based surveys provide too much distance between researcher and participant; consequently, researchers do not get to ask pertinent follow-up questions to participants.


Deciding which option in a survey question is apropos is difficult for participants who may agree with a statement in certain circumstances but not in other circumstances.


Eliciting behavioral norms from a survey is complicated by the types of questions asked on the survey.

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