Tags information operations

Pro-Beijing operatives used social media to try promoting NYC protest

by Tonya Riley • 1 month ago

China's efforts to sway online opinions in its favor have ramped up.

COVID-19 social media disinformation campaign sought to exploit TikTok, Instagram influencers

by Tim Starks • 2 months ago

The Facebook takedown comes amid Biden administration pressure on the company to do better on bogus COVID-19 information.

US seizes more than 30 websites connected to Iran, alleging disinformation and sanctions violations

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

The action comes as the U.S. and Iran are considering a return to the 2015 nuclear deal.

Spanish-language misinformation about vaccines is evading Facebook's moderators

by Tonya Riley • 4 months ago

Spanish language posts boasting false claims that the covid-19 vaccine causes magnetism are avoiding fact-checkers at a higher rate than English language posts.

How recent disinformation campaigns tied to Russia, Pakistan blended fake engagement with real life

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

Measuring the amorphous impact of such ephemeral social media operations remains challenging.

Ex-US ambassador, anti-corruption activists in Ukraine were targets of suspected Russian phishing

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

“We are pretty aware of such kinds of threats, and we have training all the time and the protocols to deal with them,” said Ukrainian anti-corruption activist Vitaliy Shabunin.

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