Tags social media

Twitter scrubs accounts tied to Russian, Iranian influence operations

by Shannon Vavra • 2 weeks ago

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

by Joe Warminsky • 4 weeks ago

Reports of romance scams have tripled since 2016, the FTC says.

Pro-China influence campaign claiming ‘hypocrisy’ of American democracy gains traction

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

The "Spamouflage Dragon" campaign is gaining traction.

TikTok says it will do more to slow spread of misinformation videos

by Joe Warminsky • 1 month ago

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

by Tim Starks • 1 month ago

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

by Joe Warminsky • 1 month ago

A recent poll found that 7 of 10 Republican voters believe Joe Biden was not legitimately elected.