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Brazil Is More Worried About Fake News Than Any Other Country


Business Insider has reported that the term "fake news" entered the global lexicon during the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Government officials and big tech companies are now scrambling to combat the proliferation of false or misleading news articles. In a chart from Statista, a high level of fear remains in many countries. It's no surprise that Brazilians are concerned about fake news. According to a 2016 report from BBC Brazil, during the week leading up to the controversial impeachment of former Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, three of the five most shared news stories on Facebook were false.

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