Brazil election officials battle fake news on social media

Last week, Facebook was made to remove dozens of links to false stories targeting Fernando Haddad.

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    Election officials in Brazil are battling misinformation on social media as the country nears the end of its most polarising presidential campaign in decades.

    Last week, Facebook was made to remove dozens of links to false stories - most of them targeting the leftist presidential candidate Fernando Haddad.

     

    Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo reports from Rio de Janeiro.


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