Congresso em Foco: Trending Botics

February 24, 2019Filed under Online and Media, Publications

According to a study by FGV/DAPP, about 20% of all political discussions on social networks in Brazil are instigated by bots. These malicious political bots impersonate real users in order to create an artificial engagement, commonly supported by fake news.

That’s why, by combining an algorithm with the Twitter Streaming API, Congresso em Foco – one of Brazil’s most influential political journals – developed a platform that people could use on a daily basis to follow and compare the candidates and political subjects most mentioned on Twitter by those bots, up to election day.

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Executive Creative Director:Fabio Simoes
Creative Directors:Marco Monteiro, Andre Pallu
Art Directors:Antonia Zobaran, André Vervloet, Bruno Castellotti
Copywriter:Leonardo Marçal
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