Digital Democracy

Digitalization and the Public Sphere in Brazil

Studies

Opinion | The challenges of the public debate about hate speeches on the networks

Opinion | The challenges of the public debate about hate speeches on the networks

A study by FGV DAPP based on data from Twitter and Facebook shows gaps in the definition and application of concepts such as freedom of speech and censorship

Abstract:

The study analyzes publications on Twitter that claim scientific status in order to bring forth arguments of authority in messages regarding Covid-19, including th...

Opinion | Conspiracies, Fake News, and Other Dangers of the ‘Electoral Fraud’ Myth

Opinion | Conspiracies, Fake News, and Other Dangers of the ‘Electoral Fraud’ Myth

Anti-systemic actions through campaigns of disinformation have concrete effects in the democratic processes

Abstract:

The study analyzes publications on Twitter that claim scientific status in order to bring forth arguments of authority in messages regarding Covid-19, including th...

Opinion | Lack of Action Against Disinformation Might Compromise the Trust in the Elections

Opinion | Lack of Action Against Disinformation Might Compromise the Trust in the Elections

Study from FGV DAPP reveals an increase of content on Facebook and YouTube that contest the integrity of the Brazilian electoral process from 2014 to 2020, mirroring what is happening today in the USA

Abstract:

The study analyzes publications on Twitter that claim scientific status in order to bring forth arguments of authority in messages regarding Covid-19, including th...

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