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Election-related misinformation is spilling into the real world. Just look at Arizona.

by Shannon Vavra • 4 weeks ago

Trump's baseless claims about electoral fraud are inspiring followers.

US seizes more domains with ties to suspected Iranian influence campaign

by Joe Warminsky • 4 weeks ago

Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps unlawfully used the domains in operations to "covertly influence" opinions in the U.S. and elsewhere, says the Department of Justice.

How Twitter, Facebook say they will treat premature claims of electoral victory

by Shannon Vavra • 4 weeks ago

Neither Twitter nor Facebook returned multiple requests on why they will not outright remove premature and unfounded claims of victory.

Don't let election-themed misinformation fool you. Here's what to watch out for.

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

Americans have faced a deluge of questionable information for weeks, but a larger onslaught may be ahead.

Iran’s bogus email campaign on US elections had a Facebook disinformation prong

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

All thanks to an FBI tip, Facebook removed a fake account with broader implications.

Twitter introduces banner debunking voter misinformation

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

Twitter is launching a feature to debunk misinformation about voting, but experts have questions about its effectiveness.

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