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The Rise of the Bolsonaros

By organizing a social media army to malign his rivals with fake news and secret groups on WhatsApp, Bolsonaro stunned the nation by becoming Brazil’s President in October 2018.

By Christina Zeiders

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West Chester University police officers trained with a controversial group on social media surveillance

West Chester University’s small police force last October hosted a training on social media surveillance that showcased techniques like creating fake accounts with the potential to catfish students and others.

By Kenny Cooper/WHYY

Misinformation and false statements continue to plague social media sites

Social media giant Facebook is facing allegations of putting profit over safety.

By Merideth Bucher