Once considered a boon to democracy, social media have started to look like its nemesis

SNV in the Media

[...] In France the right-wing ecosystem is called the fachosphere and includes such sites as Fdesouche and Égalité et Réconciliation. Nearly half the links shared during the presidential campaign led to “alternative” sources, according to Bakamo.Social, a consultancy. Although smaller, Germany’s right-wing Paralleluniversum, populated by the likes of Epoch Times and Kopp Online, is gaining ground, says Stiftung Neue Verantwortung, a think-tank [...]

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The Economist
November 04, 2017

The Economist