Brazil attempts last minute solutions to control fake news spreading

With only 11 days to go before the final round of presidential elections in Brazil, the country’s Supreme Electoral Court (TSE) is now reaching some late conclusions about the role of social media in disseminating false information. Following the first round of elections, a TSE council focusing on the Internet impact on the elections now accepts the dissemination of fake news was much more prolific than expected – and that WhatsApp has been the most popular channel for spreading that content.

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