Tags QAnon

Misinformation flooded Parler around Capitol insurrection, research finds

by Shannon Vavra • 7 months ago

"Parler was a hotbed for misinformation publishers," the research found.

Twitter purges QAnon accounts; Facebook targets 'Stop the Steal'

by Joe Warminsky • 9 months ago

Both companies say the moves are intended to limit the incitement of further violence ahead of Inauguration Day.

Why social media disinformation represents such a security threat

by Jeff Stone • 11 months ago

Media literacy could be the key to fending off the next generation of information operations.

Facebook removes hundreds of QAnon groups, aiming to curb conspiracy's spread

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

The removal comes after TikTok also banned several hashtags affiliated with the movement.

Facebook's hate speech removals jumped by more than 100% in recent months

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

The numbers coincide with an advertising boycott organized by civil rights groups over the company's role in amplifying misinformation.

2020 is misinformation's tipping point

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

A vicious cycle is the new normal: A lack of faith in civic infrastructure helps disinformation, resulting in higher levels of distrust, resulting in more conspiracies.