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YouTube disables 210 channels spreading disinformation about Hong Kong

by Jeff Stone • 4 weeks ago

The case again highlights the challenges of mitigating state-sponsored information operations.

Twitter, Facebook scrub coordinated activity targeting Hong Kong demonstrations

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

Twitter also announced it would no longer accept advertising from state-controlled news media.

Chinese state media bought Twitter ads to spread disinformation about Hong Kong protests

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

It's hardly the first time Twitter has been used to amplify questionable narratives.

Twitter scrubs nearly 5,000 accounts tied to state-backed information operations

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

The takedown also highlights the difficulty of correct attribution.

Not quite fake news: Twitter accounts amplify old stories to sow discord

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

The shift to use more real news marks a subtle upgrade in anti-detection techniques.

Russian Twitter bots lay dormant for months before impersonating activists

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

Not only did Russia's troll farm promote disinformation, a small handful tried making a buck, too.

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