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