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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

Key Words: Russia used every major social network to aid Trump, Senate report finds

A new report prepared for the Senate concludes that Russia used every major social network to support Donald Trump during the 2016 election, and continued to support him after he was elected president......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 17th, 2018

Key Words: Russia used every major social network to aid Trump, report finds

A new report prepared for the Senate concludes that Russia used every major social network to support Donald Trump during the 2016 election, and continued to support him after he was elected president......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 16th, 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

Giuliani Lashes Out At Clintons: You Are "America"s Number One Crime Family"

As Democrats continue to back away from trying to impeach President Trump for obstruction of the Mueller probe which cleared him of the underlying charge of conspiring with Russia in the 2016 election, Trump's attorney Ru.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 24th, 2019

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Trump met behind closed doors to discuss social media ahead of the 2020 election

REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey met with President Donald Trump on Tuesday at the White House......»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 23rd, 2019

After Mueller report, Twitter bots pushed "Russiagate hoax" narrative

As social media platforms continue to prepare for the 2020 election, efforts to spread disinformation and sow discord remain an ongoing issue......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 23rd, 2019

Facebook ‘unintentionally uploaded’ email contacts of 1.5 million users

Facebook said it may have uploaded email contacts of 1.5 million new users since May 2016, in another privacy-related issue faced by the social media company......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 18th, 2019

The Conversation: Russia’s take on Mueller report: Trump’s victory is our victory

Russia uses the findings as an opportunity to dismiss all claims of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, despite the indictment last year of 25 Russians over just that......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 27th, 2019

Capitol Report: Special prosecutors like Mueller have never uncovered major White House conspiracies

The Mueller probe of an alleged Trump-Russia conspiracy to fix the 2016 presidential election ended like so many special investigations in the post-Watergate era: With a whimper, not a bang......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 25th, 2019

In One Chart: After Mueller report, probability of Trump being forced out of office early falls to all-time low

If gamblers have it right, President Donald Trump won’t be calling in the moving vans early now that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into possible coordination between his campaign and Russia ahead of the 2016 election is complete......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 25th, 2019

In One Chart: Probability of Trump being forced out of office early plunges after Mueller report

If gamblers have it right, President Donald Trump won’t be calling in the moving vans early now that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into possible coordination between his campaign and Russia ahead of the 2016 election is complete......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 25th, 2019

Mueller report concludes that Trump campaign did not conspire with Russia in 2016 election, identifies two Russian influence operations

Attorney General William Barr's summary of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe report said that President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign did not coordinate with Russia to influe.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 24th, 2019

Mueller Report Done and Delivered to USAG Barr

FLASH: Special Counsel Robert Mueller has handed in his report on on the investigation into Russia’s role in the 2016 Presidential election and any potential wrongdoing by President Trump. No further inc.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsMar 22nd, 2019

How social media’s business model helped the New Zealand massacre go viral

The failure of social media companies to block videos of Friday's massacre in New Zealand highlights the difficulties of policing platforms whose very business model creates the systems that are so easily manipulated......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 20th, 2019

President Trump, “Let the People see Mueller’s Russia Probe Report

President Trump said Wednesday he does not mind if the public is allowed to see the report that Special Counsel Robert Mueller is preparing about his investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 Presidential Election and a.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsMar 20th, 2019

President Trump Supports Public Release of Mueller Report

Trump says he's anxious to see Mueller's report on Russia's interference into the 2016 election and supports it being shared publicly. .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 20th, 2019

Russia mocks US collusion probe ahead of Mueller"s report

U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller has yet to release his report about Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, but the Kremlin has been rehearsing its response for months......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 13th, 2019