Telegram may be banned in Brazil


January 21, Fineko/ The use of Telegram may be banned in Brazil due to fears of spreading disinformation using the application.

ABC.AZ reports that on the eve of the general elections scheduled for this October in the country, they fear that Telegram may be used to send false news and other types of misinformation.

The Telegram messenger has recently been gaining popularity among supporters of country’s current president, Jair Bolsonaro, who during the previous election campaign of 2018 successfully used social networks and instant messaging programs.