Tags social media

Venezuelan leftists took to Twitter in attempt to swing Colombian presidential election

by Suzanne Smalley • 2 months ago

An account had more than 144,000 followers before Twitter suspended it.

Facebook, Twitter, Google move to intercept Russian propaganda, disinformation about Ukraine

by Tim Starks • 3 months ago

Policymakers have been applying pressure to social media giants to hold back the tide of disinformation.

FTC says Americans are losing more money to social media fraud than ever before

by Tonya Riley • 4 months ago

Facebook is playing a large role.

UK man arrested in connection with massive Twitter hack, alleged cyberstalking

by Tonya Riley • 10 months ago

The high profile hack compromised the accounts of 130 victims.

Facebook is observing a 'steady growth' in disinformation-for-hire services

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year ago

It's an issue that makes it harder for researchers to track malicious campaigns.

Crypto scammer who threatened victims' families pleads guilty, faces 2-year minimum

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

Eric Meiggs, 23, is one of multiple defendants charged as part of the years-long fraud effort.