Tags QAnon

Why social media disinformation represents such a security threat

by Jeff Stone • 3 days 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 • 2 months 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 • 2 months 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 • 2 months 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.

Facebook removes accounts posing as Black Trump supporters

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

It's the company's latest takedown for inauthentic behavior.

TikTok dumps QAnon channels, following Twitter’s crackdown

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

The takedown spotlights tech firms' fraught approach to stifling disinformation.

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