The phenomenon of disinformation is nothing new. What distinguishes it today is the omnipresent presence of the Internet and social networks, which have radically transformed the way we access information.
The risk of polarization is that it generates a social fracture that could lead us to an all-or-nothing result. The vote would not be for the support or rejection of a political platform, but a tool to silence those voices with which we differ.
Coauthors Luciana Fernandes Veiga and Vitória Peres
Questioning the fairness of the process is legitimate. However, what has been observed is the use of this discourse as a political strategy to delegitimize the electoral result.