Facebook audiences are broader and heterogeneous. The opposition seems to have ignored this. A digital strategist explains how conspiracy took over by looking at the publicly available data in this Twitter thread.
Erdogan declared winner of Turkey presidential run-off – extending his 20 years in power. — The IndependentErdogan has claimed victory in Turkey’s presidential run-off. The results showed Erdogan ahead with around 52% of the vote, and his challenger, Kemal Kilicdaroglu, at around 48%. The opposition leader described the election as the most unfair ever, alleging election irregularities. Erdogan has been trying to secure his legacy as his nation’s most consequential leader since its founder, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, by extending his 20 years in power