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Twitter scrubs accounts tied to Russian, Iranian influence operations
Social media companies are still playing catchup to repeat offenders running influence operations.
Romance scam victims reported $304 million in fraud in 2020, a new high
Reports of romance scams have tripled since 2016, the FTC says.
Pro-China influence campaign claiming ‘hypocrisy’ of American democracy gains traction
The "Spamouflage Dragon" campaign is gaining traction.
TikTok says it will do more to slow spread of misinformation videos
The video-sharing app says that if its fact-checking process can't verify the information in a video, users will get a warning about sharing it.
House Dems pressure tech giants over spread of COVID-19 vaccine misinformation
The lawmakers have questions about what they're trying to do to fight it, and more.
White House must act now to boost trust in elections, experts say
A recent poll found that 7 of 10 Republican voters believe Joe Biden was not legitimately elected.