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Facebook is observing a 'steady growth' in disinformation-for-hire services
It's an issue that makes it harder for researchers to track malicious campaigns.
Twitter alarms users with messages that resembled phishing emails
At least everyone was on guard enough to be suspicious of the Twitter emails.
Senator hammers Facebook, Instagram over COVID-19 misinformation
Sen. Mark Warner says he is particularly disturbed about how Instagram's algorithm appears to be promoting vaccine misinfo.
State prosecutors push Facebook, Twitter to do more to slow virus misinformation
Their piece by piece approach isn't enough, the attorneys general said.
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.