Digital Democracy

Digitalization and the Public Sphere in Brazil


Regulation of Digital Platforms

A contribution to the analysis of the national debate in the context of a global challenge

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 between February 1 and April 6, 2022. Our goal was to understand how this topic has been approached on social networks within the…

Online Disinformation and Questioning of Election Results

Online Disinformation and Questioning of Election Results

Fifteen months of posts about electronic voting machine fraud and auditable printed votes on Facebook

Abstract: This study analyzed posts with accusations of fraud in electronic voting machines and defense of printed auditable votes published on Facebook between November 2020 and January 2022. We soug…


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