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Who is winning the AL-BNP battle on Facebook?

05 January, 2024, 08:50 am

Unlike the West where politicians tend to depend on advertisement, in Bangladesh, mass engagement on social media is more organic, as numerous official pages, as well as disguised ones, carry out the job in a coordinated manner and directly engage the users.


ফেসবুকে বাংলাদেশের দুই দলের লড়াই

24 December 2023, 10:57

Ahead of the upcoming parliamentary elections, the ruling Awami League and the main opposition party BNP are very active on social media, especially Facebook. Both parties are spreading their content on Facebook to sway public opinion. They are trying to reach Facebook users through a combination of profiles, groups and pages.


বাংলাদেশে নির্বাচন ঘিরে ডিপফেক ভিডিও

14 December 2023, 01:35

Elections are going to be held in the United States, United Kingdom, India and Indonesia next year. There is increasing pressure from various countries on technology platforms to prevent the spread of misleading information using AI. In view of this, Google and Meta have also announced their policies recently.

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Social Media Strategy: AL coordinated, BNP less so

Dec 22, 2023 12:00 AM

TGI is a policy lab with a mission to reduce equity and accountability gaps between technology platforms and the Global South. It works at the intersection of private technology companies, civil society and government.

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2024, year of the deepfake? Artificial intelligence and the changing face of politics

19/12/2023 - 22:30

In content moderation, there’s moderation and then there’s the content. If 2023 was the year that AI went mainstream with ChatGPT, will 2024 be the year that deepfakes swing elections? A big year of campaigning awaits in Europe, India and the United States.

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Bangladesh elections: censorship, AI deepfakes, and social media polarization

January 09, 2024

Citizens across more than 50 countries are expected to vote for their next government in 2024, putting democracy under a microscope worldwide. Bangladesh kicked off this long election season on January 7, and in the process struck the first blow to democratic values