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Russian Twitter Trolls Stoked Voter Fraud Fear Before Election

Months before Wikileaks messaged Donald Trump Jr. about a "rigged" election, Russian Twitter trolls sowed doubt about the election's validity online......»»

Category: topSource: msnbcNov 14th, 2017

Russian Twitter Trolls Stoked Voter Fraud Fear Before Election

Months before Wikileaks messaged Donald Trump Jr. about a "rigged" election, Russian Twitter trolls sowed doubt about the election's validity online......»»

Category: topSource: msnbcNov 14th, 2017

Russian bots reportedly pushed a Thanksgiving food poisoning hoax on Twitter as practice for influencing the 2016 election

Grigory Dukor/AP Russian trolls reportedly spread a fake news story about a batch of Walmart Thanksgiving turkeys giving people severe food poisoning in November 2015. The hoax went deep, and included t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 21st, 2018

Russian Twitter trolls exploited key election moments

Russian trolls chose targeted moments during the presidential election to infiltrate and divide the online conversations of millions of Americans......»»

Category: topSource: msnbcDec 20th, 2017

Russian Twitter trolls tried to bury or spin negative Trump news just before the election

US House Intelligence Committee Russian agents on Twitter exhibited a strategy of quickly spinning negative news about President Donald Trump during th.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 9th, 2017

Facebook"s new rules aim to thwart the kind of ads bought by Russian trolls during the election

Facebook"s new rules aim to thwart the kind of ads bought by Russian trolls during the election.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 6th, 2018

Ballot-Stuffing Videos Are Going Viral in Russia

Russian authorities threw out ballots in seven districts, but reports of voter fraud continued to mount......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 19th, 2018

Ballot Stuffing Videos Are Going Viral in Russia

Russian authorities have thrown out ballots in seven districts but reports of voter fraud continue to mount......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 19th, 2018

CNN interview with a Trump supporter goes sideways after she learns she unknowingly touted pro-Trump events coordinated by Russian trolls

Screenshot via CNN A woman who ran a Facebook page supporting Donald Trump during the 2016 election denies that she w.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 21st, 2018

Trump Weekend Tweetstorm Responds to Mueller Indictment

President Donald Trump used Twitter over the weekend to respond to the latest moves by special counsel Robert Mueller, repeating that his campaign didn’t collude with Russia. He also played down the impact that Russian actions had on the election......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjFeb 19th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Trump again denies Russia collusion, blames FBI for missing signals on Florida shooter

President Donald Trump used Twitter over the weekend to respond to the latest moves by special counsel Robert Mueller, repeating that his campaign didn’t collude with Russia. He also played down the impact that Russian actions had on the election......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 18th, 2018

Key Words: Trump seizes on tweets by Facebook executive as proof Russia didn’t tilt election to him

Rob Goldman said in a series of threaded tweets on a nonverified Twitter account that most Russian ad spending occurred after the U.S. election in November 2016 and that “swaying the election was *NOT* the main goal.”.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 17th, 2018

Facebook, Twitter too far from stopping foreign meddling in future polls

Until now, Facebook, Twitter were criticised for missing Russian purchases of US election ads through their systems.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 17th, 2018

Russian trolls flood Twitter after shooting

Covert Russian propaganda flooded Twitter after the Parkland shooting to stoke America's raw divides......»»

Category: topSource: msnbcFeb 15th, 2018

Twitter Allowed Russian Trolls on Its Video Platform Despite Knowledge of Kremlin Links

Vine accounts had the same names as Twitter accounts with known links to Russian troll farms......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekFeb 9th, 2018

The New York Post: Russians ‘successfully penetrated’ U.S. voter rolls in 2016, DHS says

The Russian government successfully hacked into the voter rolls in a small number of US states during the run-up to the 2016 election, it was revealed on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 7th, 2018

Comedian Jim Carrey wants you to boycott Facebook

Jim Carrey is encouraging people to get rid of their Facebook accounts to protest the social media giant for profiting from Russian interference in the election. He took to Twitter to share his thoughts......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 7th, 2018

Twitter Doubles Its Estimates, Saying 1.4 Million Users Interacted With Russian Propaganda

The figure doesn't include every person who saw the accounts' 2016 election content Twitter said it has notified 1.4 m.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 31st, 2018

Russian bots retweeted Trump 10 times more than Hillary before US election

Twitter said at least 50,000 Russia-linked bots retweeted Donald Trump 10 times more than they retweeted Hillary Clinton.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 28th, 2018

Google and Facebook an obstacle to innovation and democracy: Soros at WEF

His remarks come at a time when many social network sites, including Facebook and Twitter, are facing scrutiny due to alleged Russian influence in the 2016 US presidential election.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 26th, 2018

What Facebook, Google and Twitter Told Congress About Russian Misinformation

Congress published responses from Facebook Inc., Twitter Inc. and Google to questions about how Russian actors used their platforms to spread misinformation before and after the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Here are the highlights......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 26th, 2018