Cryptocurrency Scams Are Thriving On Twitter Eight Months After It Said It Was Working To Eliminate Them
Scammers promising free bitcoin have become more sophisticated over the past few months, hacking verified Twitter accounts like Target to spread their scheme. It seems to be coming from Russia.
Trump Is Tweeting Bogus Claims Of Voter Fraud. Here’s How His False Claims Echo Online Conspiracies.
"It's more likely that people are stricken by lightning than if they impersonate someone at the polls."
This week's stories are all about voter fraud, the midterms, and a dead pimp in Nevada.
Election Officials Asked Twitter To Remove A Video Falsely Claiming Voter Fraud, But The Company Refuses
“Twitter’s open and real-time nature is a powerful antidote to the spreading of all types of false information,” a spokesperson said.
A Fake Donald Trump Twitter Account Is Spreading Election Falsehoods (And A Link To "2 Girls, 1 Cup")
Twitter took down the account six minutes after BuzzFeed News asked about it.
The ad ran from a Facebook page that appears to have been set up just for this campaign, as Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp struggles to hold on to her seat.
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Attempts to confuse voters have already started circulating across social media.
This week we have stories about spiders, the bomb packages, and Ross from Friends.
Almost as soon as the news broke, hoaxes and misleading information started spreading on social media.
Misinformation about the migrant caravan started as soon as it entered the news cycle.
This week we have stories about a fake moon, global warming, and Ariana Grande.
A Botnet Used By Russian Trolls Is Still Sitting Dormant On Twitter, And It Promoted Taco Bell And Coachella
“Why is the IRA pushing Taco Bell and Coachella?”
They Posted An Ad On Craigslist Looking For "Linestanders" For A Trump Rally. Then All Hell Broke Loose.
The union organization that posted the ad has been getting hate from the left and the right.
What Facebook’s partisan purge means.
The battle over Taylor Swift's political endorsement shows how news events are used to generate partisan outrage and attention.
How A Hapless Bitcoin Entrepreneur Got Swept Up In The Crypto Craze And Started A Multimillion-Dollar Ponzi Scheme
A Quebec IT worker was certain he’d developed a foolproof way to mine bitcoin. Instead, it led him and his investors to ruin.
The tweet cites a Wall Street Journal report that does not exist.
Old hoaxes are coming back to target the storm.
Here are some of the Hurricane Florence fakes to watch out for.