Influencers and cannabis brownies
Oct 29, 2020
The question about the limits on the people who promote products on social media remains incomplete.
Vaccines, influencers and guinea pigs: where is the conversation about the Covid-19 vaccine in Colombia?
Oct 22, 2020
The digital public debate about the Covid-19 vaccine is based on incomplete fragments of information that are often taken out of context. In this post, we talk about the role that influencers can have in talking about these types of issues, about the risk of alarmist headlines and we take a look at the conversation coming from the Government.
Sept 30, 2020
Social media is not only setting the news agenda: it is questioning journalism
Are we going to import QAnon?
Sep 17, 2020
Whether we become vulnerable to QAnon depends on the megaphones of some politicians and influencers.
What if the vaccine comes and people don’t want to get it?
Jul 22, 2020
If we don’t start building trust now, it won’t be easy to convince people to get vaccinated.
The electoral campaign and social networks
Jul 22, 2020
On Wednesday, July 22, 2020 we discussed the electoral campaign, social medial, manipulation, trends and influence, in the context of a resolution by the National Electoral Council.
Zoom, the new panopticon
Jun 11, 2020
The everyday nature of microphones and cameras exposes us to new forms of digital intrusion and voyeurism.
CoronApp and the technology myth
May 21, 2020
Ivan Duque’s government wanted to set up the idea that the unexpected use of technology could solve very complex problems.
Disinformation on Whatsapp in elections
April 28, 2020
The question about WhatsApp during the pandemic has some similarities to the use of this tool in the electoral context. In 2018, Linterna Verde published a report on Whatsapp in presidential elections and, soon, it will release another one on the 2019 regional elections. Below we share the main conclusions from that study.
Celebrities or Parasites?
April 16, 2020
The pandemic has questioned the voice and business model of ‘instagramers’ and ‘influencers’.
Pandemic and controlling disinformation
April 8, 2020
Along with COVID-19, a pandemic of disinformation has also developed on social networks
The non-existent customer service counter: the pandemic and social networks
March 31, 2020
The President is tasked with making people understand the quarantine measures and feel emotionally close.
The conversation about prevention came just in time. Are we washing our hands?
March 20, 2020
Contagion for good
March 19, 2020
‘Bodeguita uribista:’ the risk of official monitoring and coordination
Feb 20, 2020
In this case we’re talking about cyber-troops, not just warehouses, and the consequences are different.
The disease of virality
Feb 6, 2020
This is how disinformation on social media can go as viral as the coronavirus.
Attacks as trends. The semi-bot strategy
Dec 6, 2019
The appearance of this attack on the President was not a coincidence. It is part of coordinated actions that, from different political and ideological sectors, try to manipulate and polarize the debate on social media.
Being alarmed is a question of method: the contagion of November 21/22 in Cali/Bogota
Nov 30, 2019
At Linterna Verde, we analyzed these two frenzied nights to understand the relationship between what happened ‘offline’ and the messy debate on the internet. And, in the end, how much coordination there really was.
#Cacerolazo: the national chant that took over social media
Nov 22, 2019
Through an analysis of contagion and social media, Linterna Verde approaches this milestone in the beleaguered history of social protest in Colombia.
After the downfall of the Minister of Defense, Uribe supporters seek solace on Facebook
Nov 8, 2019
In the midst of a Twitter storm after Minister Botero’s resignation, Linterna Verde analyzed the narratives of militant Uribe supporters in Facebook groups. This is how they lick their wounds and cling to their discourse.
Let’s talk about blood sausage and social media in these elections
Nov 3, 2019
In the social media era, polls are cooked, served and consumed out in the open. What we are seeing is a recipe for disinformation.
By their # you will know them: the candidates’ latest anxieties
Oct 25, 2019
Two days before the polls open, these are the messages that the candidates want to send – urgently, desperately or confidently – through the hashtags the use and the trending topics they promote. Linterna Verde analysis.
#ImforClaudia vs. Petro: the pending debate on the power of women
Oct 20, 2019
Linterna Verde analyzed 36,000 tweets that were part of this digital conversation from October 10-14.