Bloomberg: Brazil’s loudest election deniers are kicked off social media

Bloomberg: Brazil’s loudest election deniers are kicked off social media. “Even as Jair Bolsonaro begins to give up power, his staunchest supporters refuse to accept defeat in Brazil’s presidential election, crying foul on the Internet and in the streets. For nearly two weeks they’ve protested President-elect Luiz Inacio da Silva’s Oct. 30 victory, rallying around unproven claims of fraud. And the most social-media savvy are blasting conspiracies about vote rigging to millions of followers. Electoral authorities are hitting back.”

Bloomberg: Candidates Keep Pushing Election Denial Online — Because It Works

Bloomberg: Candidates Keep Pushing Election Denial Online — Because It Works. “Candidates who have pushed the falsehood that the 2020 election was stolen routinely saw their posts collecting more engagement overall compared to the performance of each candidate’s average post, Bloomberg found. The review covered the Facebook and Twitter posts of every Republican running for Senate, Congress, governor, attorney general or secretary of state this year.”