Advice to tackle rising disinformation ahead of pivotal elections globally

  • Source: IJNet
  • September 6, 2023

“From Argentina, where a far right libertarian candidate has emerged as the frontrunner in the general election this fall, to Mexico, India and the U.S. in 2024, the results of pivotal upcoming elections will have implications for democratic norms globally.

As the campaigns ramp up, so too will disinformation seeking to deceive voters.

Meanwhile, major social media platforms have scaled back efforts to mitigate the spread of false content on their apps. Countries such as Russia and China continue to wage disinformation campaigns of their own, and the growing sophistication of artificial intelligence has heightened malicious actors’ capabilities.”


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