Disinformation

09.26.19
Fake news campaigns are a growing global problem
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Fake news campaigns are a growing global problem

The number of countries with misinformation campaigns more than doubled in two years.

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09.07.19
BBC, tech giants will fight fake news with an 'early warning system'
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BBC, tech giants will fight fake news with an 'early warning system'

Facebook, Google and Twitter are part of the alliance.

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09.05.19
NYU report lists likely social media disinformation tactics for 2020
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NYU report lists likely social media disinformation tactics for 2020

Expect new tactics by bots, deepfake videos and more fake news on Instagram.

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08.23.19
YouTube pulls hundreds of channels tied to Hong Kong influence campaign
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YouTube pulls hundreds of channels tied to Hong Kong influence campaign

Google said their behavior was 'consistent' with actions Facebook and Twitter linked to China.

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06.12.19
Alphabet subsidiary Jigsaw paid a Russian troll to spread disinformation
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Alphabet subsidiary Jigsaw paid a Russian troll to spread disinformation

The experiment was meant to prove how easy it is to hire digital henchmen.

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02.01.19
Twitter banned 2,600 Iran-linked accounts for election meddling
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Twitter banned 2,600 Iran-linked accounts for election meddling

Facebook and Twitter worked together to fight election interference efforts.

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01.17.19
Facebook purges more than 500 Russian-led disinformation pages
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Facebook purges more than 500 Russian-led disinformation pages

Facebook continues to play whac-a-mole with propagandists.

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