DEMOCRACY ROOM

The Digital Democracy Room is a project run by the Department of Public Policy Analysis of the Getulio Vargas Foundation – FGV DAPP of Brazil in association with Linterna Verde with the goal of monitoring and analyzing digital conversations during election seasons.

These are the articles that have been published:

The conversation about prevention came just in time. Are we washing our hands?

March 20, 2020

Just as globalization facilitated the expansion of the coronavirus, that same interconnection allowed us to see the threat in advance. Here is Linterna Verde’s analysis of the conversation on Twitter.

Contagion for good 

March 19, 2020

#ComoHombres showed that there are spontaneous and refreshing conversations on social media.

‘Bodeguita uribista:’ the risk of official monitoring and coordination

Feb 28, 2020

In this case we’re talking about cyber-troops, not just warehouses, and the consequences are different.

The disease of virality

Feb 17, 2020

 

This is how disinformation on social media can go as viral as the coronavirus.

Attacks as trends. The semi-bot strategy

Dec 10, 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

Dec 2, 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 25, 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 12, 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 5, 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 22, 2019

Linterna Verde analyzed 36,000 tweets that were part of this digital conversation from October 10-14.

The #RappiJailbreak: Char and Gerlein slip under the radar

Oct 14, 2019

You don’t have to think of a “meme” because the protagonist created it herself. This time, the Internet got there late.

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