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“Automated Use of WhatsApp in Brazilian Elections” with Marco Konopacki

November 27th, 2019

Marco Antonio Konopacki shares the results of a study he conducted about patterns of behavior and coordination among WhatsApp users during the 2018 Brazilian election. This event raised concerns in the media, academia and society about the strategic use of political campaigning on social networks, and there is strong evidence of automation in multiple WhatsApp groups. More info: bit.ly/computational-power

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