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Sweeping Russian disinformation effort relied on blog posts, social media to target Kremlin rivals

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

Whether Operation Secondary Infektion had a strong influence remains unclear.

Twitter nabs a network of Chinese accounts demonizing pro-democracy protests, spinning coronavirus news

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

The company also removed batches of accounts focused on Russia and Turkey.

Facebook removed white nationalist accounts encouraging guns at anti-racist protests

by Jeff Stone • 4 weeks ago

The Proud Boys and American Guard both are designated hate groups.

Facebook removed Russian propaganda network only after accounts got sloppy

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

One network belongs to a website reportedly funded by Russia's FSB.

Facebook scrubbed accounts related to QAnon and a designated hate group in April

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

The takedowns were part of a broader effort that included not just QAnon, but also inauthentic behavior from Russia, Iran and elsewhere.

How China's government used social media against movements in Taiwan, Hong Kong

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

It's the latest evidence that governments’ use of social media for propaganda efforts have become an everyday reality for much of the world’s population.

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