11 Jul 2018

Half of accounts posting Pakistan election hashtags are “probably bots”

Two months ahead of election time, new transparency measures by Facebook and Twitter have suggested that large amounts of bots are being used to amplify messages, spread misinformation, create artificial consensus, or influence voter turnout. A recent analysis found that 52% of accounts using #PMLN hashtags and 46% of accounts

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02 Jul 2018

Mexico election: historic landslide victory for leftist Amlo

Leftist candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador has won the Mexican presidential election in a landslide victory, collecting over 53% of votes while the second place candidate received around 22%. During his campaign, President Obrador stressed that he would “rule for the poor” while dealing toughly with corruption and decreasing the

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