Far-right groups shout the loudest on social media


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Nico Schmidt
3 April 2019
Right-wing populists dominate the political discourse on social media platforms in Europe far more than their voter share would suggest, according to a study by the Spanish data analysis company Alto. The data from Germany, France, Spain, Italy and Poland – and exclusive to “Investigate Europe” – show that small parties succeed in attracting attention on Facebook or Twitter by systematically using the mechanisms of these platforms.

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