The state of misinformation: 2018 elections
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The actions of automated accounts in the public debate on the social networks is already a reality in this year’s elections, as indicated by FGV DAPP’s latest studies. In this analysis, from the posts about the 2018 elections and the presidential hopefuls made by automated accounts between August 08 and 13, we observed that these interferences promoted by bots often happen in an articulated and synchronized way, from botnets.