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Lynch mobs in India, fake news in Brazil — when disinformation goes viral, should Facebook take action?
Facebook may still not know its power when it comes to disinformation.
The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.
141 cases of threats and violence against journalists have been registered during the coverage of 2018 elections.
Facebook and WhatsApp have seen a flurry of false and misleading posts promoting Jair Bolsonaro, who is likely to be Brazil's next president.
The president vetoed the creation of an independent authority that would oversee the law's implementation.
Free Brazil Movement is accusing the platform of censoring right-wing groups.
Tracking hate speech, harassment, and political censorship on the world’s largest social network
By Attempting to Curb Disinformation on Slain Politician Marielle Franco, a Brazilian Judge Hands Facebook Censorship Powers
The order could set a dangerous precedent for freedom of speech online in the country.
The revelations cast light on the uncharted legal territory of how official digital accounts of public institutions are administrated when they are hosted by private platforms, such as Facebook.
Folha's editor accused Facebook of "...banning professional journalism from its pages in favour of personal content and opening space for ‘fake news’ to proliferate."