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Senators slam social media companies for failure to keep disinformation from going viral

by Suzanne Smalley

Tech executives say they are working hard to fight disinformation, but lawmakers and critics say they simply aren't doing enough.

Senators expected to grill current, former social media executives on disinformation

by Suzanne Smalley

A former Facebook executive turned critic is expected to testify about how the company prioritizes growth over safety.

Researchers unveil details of sprawling pro-Western influence campaigns

by AJ Vicens

The operations likely emanated from the U.S. and the United Kingdom, but conclusive attribution is not yet available.

Collective of anti-disinformation 'Elves' offer a bulwark against Russian propaganda

by Suzanne Smalley

A group known as the Elves formed after three Lithuanian friends decided to work together to take on Russian trolls.

Abortion disinformation is growing and dangerously divisive, experts say

by Suzanne Smalley

The way influence operators manipulated a bland statement from Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin about the Dobbs' decision exemplifies how disinformation spreads, experts said.

Mark Zuckerberg tells employees Facebook's 'encryption' will protect abortion-seeking users

by Tonya Riley

Facebook has said it plans to fully roll out end-to-end encryption across its services by mid-2023.

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