Meta Accused Of Spreading Election Disinformation In Brazil
A report published Saturday revealed that social media giants Meta—Facebook’s parent company—and TikTok are driving traffic to content promoting a military coup to overthrow Brazil’s democracy.
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The report (read below) —entitled Stop the Steal 2.0: How Meta and TikTok Are Promoting a Coup—was published by the San Francisco-based activist group SumOfUs and asserts that “on the eve of the second vote in Brazil’s most important election in decades, Meta and TikTok continue to put the integrity of the election on the line through their disastrous recommendation systems.”
The publication came ahead of Sunday’s second-round contest between far-right incumbent Jair Bolsonaro—who has said he may not accept the outcome of the election if he loses–and former leftist President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. Aggregate polling showed the two candidates in a statistical dead heat on Friday.
According to the new report:
“At this point, it is safe to say that Meta has become Bolsonaro’s official disinformation machine,” SumOfUs campaign director Flora Rebello Arduini said in a statement. “This is not Meta’s first time wreaking havoc on democracy and Brazilians deserve better from this multi-billion dollar company.”