Social media networks are an increasingly competitive battlegrounds for political parties to get electoral support and attract voters to the polls. But can they really make a difference?
While Germany prepares to fend off social bots in its upcoming election, Social Democrat candidate Martin Schulz is reaping the rewards of social media as a meme. But how could it influence September's vote?
French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has cancelled a meeting with Lebanon's Grand Mufti. The far-right leader refused to wear a headscarf for the tete-a-tete with one of the country's foremost religious figures.
There are numerous ways to manipulate a vote: from cyber attacks to fake news, the possibilities are endless. Recent reports suggested that the US presidential elections were possibly hacked. Could Germany be next?
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