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YouTube and Facebook letting Brazil election disinformation spread, NGO says

The Guardian- 20 de outubro de 2022

The far-right has been particularly guilty, and experts with Netlab, a Rio centre for internet and social studies, said misinformation campaigns are more complex than ever this year, with multiple actors and bots blasting out coordinated messages of lies across different platforms at the same time. “There is an ecosystem of fake news that is shared in seconds,” said Netlab’s director Marie Santini. “When you get the same message from several different sources at the same time you feel that it’s legitimate.”


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