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Debunking The Idea That Russia Manipulated Social Media To Tip The 2016 Election

Authored by Gareth Porter via ConsortiumNews.com, The idea promoted by NYT’s Shane & Mazzetti that.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 11th, 2018

How a six-year-old photo of a bleeding policeman is being used to stoke fears about the migrant caravan

The viral image shared by the wife of a Supreme Court justice, among many others, shows misleading information is still flowing on social media, despite promises by Facebook and other companies to prevent a repeat of the 2016 president election......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 24th, 2018

Study finds fake Twitter accounts from the 2016 election are still active

As midterm election season comes around, social media site Twitter is catching heat for failing to stop fake news. Veuer's Natasha Abellard has the story......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 5th, 2018

15% Of Russians Think Putin Tried To Influence US Election

Amid allegations that the Russian government disrupted the 2016 U.S. presidential election through tactics such as spreading disinformation on social media, a new poll has found that most Russians believe their governmen.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 24th, 2018

Russian trolls spread anti-vaccine lies on Twitter

Russian trolls and social media bots use tactics similar to those employed during the 2016 presidential election to spread misinformation about vaccines, research has revealed......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 23rd, 2018

OPEC, allies could cut oil output by reverting to 2016 quotas: TASS

OPEC and its allies led by Russia are discussing the idea of cutting oil output next year by reverting to production quotas agreed in 2016, Russia's TASS news agency reported on Wednesday,.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 5th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Trump submits written answers to Mueller’s questions

Lawyers for President Donald Trump said they have submitted written responses to questions posed by special counsel Robert Mueller about possible collusion with Russia during the 2016 presidential election......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 20th, 2018

Facebook Says Criticism of Its Russia Response Is "Unfair"

Mark Zuckerberg and the Facebook board took issue with a report suggesting the social-media giant deliberately played down the impact of Russian interference on the platform......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 15th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook says criticism over how it handled Russia interference is ‘unfair’

Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and the company’s board of directors took issue on Thursday with a report suggesting the social-media giant deliberately played down the impact of Russian interference on the platform......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 15th, 2018

The Real Loser In The Midterms: Individuality

After the election, sappy statements on social media exhort us to bow down in praise that the fir.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 14th, 2018

Facebook, Twitter whack away at midterm misinformation on Election Day

As voters headed to the polls on Election Day, social media companies scoured their platforms for any co.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 6th, 2018

Facebook Removed 115 Accounts in the Run-Up to the Midterm Elections

The moves were aimed at preventing election interference. Facebook has removed more than 100 social media accounts to ensure its services .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 6th, 2018

9 Election Day 2018 Images to Post on Social Media

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Category: topSource: investorplaceNov 5th, 2018

Twitter deleted 10K accounts that tried to discourage voting

Twitter deleted more than 10,000 automated accounts posting messages that discouraged people from voting in Tuesday's U.S. election and wrongly appeared to be from Democrats, after the party flagged the misleading tweets to the social media company......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 3rd, 2018

Twitter deleted over 10,000 accounts that tried to discourage voting

Twitter deleted more than 10,000 automated accounts posting messages that discouraged people from voting in Tuesday's U.S. election and wrongly appeared to be from Democrats, after the party flagged the misleading tweets to the social media company......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 3rd, 2018

Twitter deleted over 10,000 accounts seeking to discourage voting

Twitter deleted more than 10,000 automated accounts posting messages that discouraged people from voting in Tuesday's U.S. election and wrongly appeared to be from Democrats, after the party flagged the misleading tweets to the social media company......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 2nd, 2018

Exclusive: Twitter deletes over 10,000 accounts that sought to discourage U.S. voting

Twitter Inc deleted more than 10,000 automated accounts posting messages that discouraged people from voting in Tuesday's U.S. election and wrongly appeared to be from Democrats, after the party flagged the misleading tweets to the social media company......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 2nd, 2018

Exclusive: Twitter deletes over 10,000 accounts seeking to discourage voting

Twitter Inc deleted more than 10,000 automated accounts posting messages that discouraged people from voting in Tuesday's U.S. election and wrongly appeared to be from Democrats, after the party flagged the misleading tweets to the social media company......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 2nd, 2018

Election 2018 Digital Misinformation Roundup

The midterm elections are 17 days away. Here is a collection of coverage from The New York Times and elsewhere on efforts to mislead voters on social media and the wider internet......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytOct 21st, 2018

Media outlet linked to man charged by US hit by arson attack

A news outlet linked to a Russian multimillionaire accused of meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election has reportedly been hit by an arson attack......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 9th, 2018

Dem asks tech giants: Did Russia try to influence Kavanaugh debate?

The top Democrat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee is seeking answers from three major tech and social media companies about whether Russia sought to influence the contentious debate over Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 4th, 2018