Tags Internet Research Agency

Twitter removes nearly 6,000 accounts spreading Saudi-backed propaganda

by Jeff Stone • 8 months ago

Many of the tweets spouting anti-Qatar and anti-Iranian messaging, often in Arabic.

Russia's GRU propped up fake media personas, mostly failed at social media promotion after DNC hack

by Jeff Stone • 9 months ago

The effort failed to prioritize obvious strategies that would have generated higher engagement.

Accounts focused on African politics are linked to a Russian tycoon, Facebook says

by Jeff Stone • 9 months ago

Yevgeny Prigozhin, a Putin ally, has been focused on raising the Kremlin’s profile in Africa.

New Facebook security program will warn presidential candidates of hacking attempts

by Sean Lyngaas • 10 months ago

The new program is another effort by Facebook to show the public that it has made security strides since 2016.

Russian indicted by Mueller for alleged troll-farm activities is released by Belarus

by Sean Lyngaas • 10 months ago

Anna Bogacheva is one of 13 Russians charged by the former special counsel for interfering in U.S. politics.

How Russian operatives also used Google to influence Americans in 2016

by Jeff Stone • 10 months ago

Russia's Internet Research Agency exploited troubled race relations in the U.S. with inflammatory YouTube videos.

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