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:
This study investigated the public debate on Twitter about the regulation of digital platforms on social networks. There were 1.14 million mentions to the topic bet...

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:
This study investigated the public debate on Twitter about the regulation of digital platforms on social networks. There were 1.14 million mentions to the topic bet...

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