Some of the websites use fake profile photos for their writers, while others spread false information.
Exclusive: Funders Have Given Facebook A Deadline To Share Data With Researchers Or They’re Pulling Out
Facebook has to provide key data by Sept. 30.
“I think the only way to feel reasonably confident about this project is if you ignore what’s happened over the past 16 months.”
Matt Drudge Has Barely Changed Anything About The Drudge Report In The Last 20 Years. This Summer, He Upended Its Advertising Business.
A change to the secretive publisher’s business has revealed new details about his operation and is attracting scrutiny from the ad industry.
The Philippines Was A Test Of Facebook’s New Approach To Countering Disinformation. Things Got Worse.
Disinformation campaigns in the Philippines ahead of its 2016 election offered a preview of things to come to the United States. History may be repeating itself in 2020.
A Set Of Facebook Pages Promoting Conservatives And Attacking Justin Trudeau Are Run By A Post Millennial Staffer
“Either you’re a journalistic outlet where you have standards ... or you’re an advocacy group, in which case then at least you need to be transparent.”
Canadian partisan media are reaching more people than ever before, and at times eclipsing big national media on Facebook.
“What do you do when your parents go from posting Minions to posting hard-right memes about cement milkshakes?”
Exclusive: Google Banned Major Chinese App Developer CooTek From The Play Store And Its Ad Platforms
CooTek apps continued to bombard users with disruptive ads even after the company said it had stopped.
The pro-Trump cable news channel used a fake identity for a pseudonymous meme-maker.
“That’s all proprietary.”
CSIS threat-reduction powers, granted in 2015, are seen as a tool to address foreign influence in Canada’s upcoming election campaign.
Canada’s intelligence agencies have already identified foreign influence campaigns playing out in advance of the election.
These Bizarre Kamala Harris And Mark Zuckerberg Conspiracy Sites Are Run By A Montessori School Operator
Sites from American Intelligence Media have launched fringe conspiracy theories into the mainstream.
“Threat actors are seeking to influence the Canadian public and interfere with Canada’s democratic institutions and processes,” a CSIS spokesperson said.
“Seeing the tweets declaring that Kamala isn’t black enough because her parents are from Jamaica and India, I had an immediate flashback to the 2008 campaign.”
Google-savvy reputation consultants will cover up arrests, poor customer reviews, and other image-killing content for the right price.
Facebook Turned Off Search Features Used To Catch War Criminals, Child Predators, And Other Bad Actors
The changes by Facebook are “a potential disaster for the human rights and war crimes community.”
“Facebook likes to make a PR move and say that they’re doing something, but they don’t always follow up on that.”
“These posters — and the conspiracists who amplify them — help intensify anti-Muslim sentiment in a way that is destructive to democracy.”