Microtargeting, bots and hacking : will digital meddling really swing this election ?
After the 2016 US election, some fear online interference could create political chaos in the UK. The truth is more complex We’re now well into the “phoney war” period of the election – where on the surface all seems calm. Parliament has been prorogued, there have been a few early jabs, and a consensus is already beginning to emerge about how everything will play out online. The conventional wisdom suggests this election will be all about digital wizardry. On Facebook the parties will use (...)