The claims of electoral fraud were false, proved untrue by public data and the state’s top election official. That
didn’t stop them from going viral, as right-wing activists took to
Twitter over the weekend to spread specious allegations of malfeasance
on the eve of Iowa’s first-in-the-nation caucuses. The
episode showcased the perils of conducting elections in the age of
social media, where volume is more important than veracity.
Publisher: Washington Post | Author: Issac Standley-Becker