Internet Now Key in Brazilian Politics

The swift pace with which lower-income Brazilians are embracing the Internet and social media is roiling this year’s presidential campaign.

For the first time in Brazilian presidential politics, online campaigning is a major factor, as the candidates battle ahead of Sunday’s vote.

Brazil has more than 85 million Internet users today, nearly double the number in the 2010 presidential election and six times more than in 2006, according to research firm comScore.

Read more here: Internet a Key Factor in Brazil Campaign.

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