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Democrats are lobbying social media companies to stop fake stories about 2020 candidates before they can go viral
The Democratic National Committee is using software, third-party fact checkers and close liaison with presidential campaigns to fight fake news.
Google refused to call out China over disinformation about Hong Kong — unlike Facebook and Twitter — and it could reignite criticism of it...
Google said it disabled 210 YouTube channels linked to a disinformation campaign about Hong Kong. It stopped short, however, of blaming China.
Facebook and Twitter say they’ve detected a Chinese propaganda campaign targeting Hong Kong protesters
Mass protests in Hong Kong have been ongoing for weeks over human rights concerns, and the Chinese government has been running a covert social media propaganda campaign to try and undermine the Hong Kong protests.
Rudy Giuliani tweeted a doctored video of Nancy Pelosi minutes before Trump attacked Pelosi with another misleading video
Giuliani later deleted the tweet, but refused to apologize for promoting what he described as a "caricature" of Pelosi's "halting speech pattern."
Russia’s disinformation campaign wasn’t just on Facebook and Twitter. Here are all the social media platforms Russian trolls weaponized du...
Researchers found that virtually no social media platform was untouched by the Russian-linked disinformation campaign.
A new report found that Russia’s disinformation operation in the US picked up speed even after it was caught by Mueller
The Internet Research Agency's influence operations didn't stop after it was caught. On the contrary, the troll farm saw a spike in engagement rates.
‘It’s like playing whack-a-mole’: A string of recent revelations paints a stark picture of Russia’s ongoing campaign to meddle...
The US is proactively combatting Russian attacks, but they're using sophisticated methods to find weak links in the explosive political environment.
Alex Stamos, Facebook's former security boss, told the MIT Technology Review that propaganda and disinformation are a problem that will never be solved.
The DOJ has charged a Russian woman working for a close Putin ally with conspiring to interfere in the 2018 midterms
The woman, Elena Khusyaynova, is accused of playing a central financial role in a social-media influence operation known as "Project Lakhta" that prosecutors say "continues to this day."
Prosecutors are seeking to scale back evidence sharing in their case against 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities. The special counsel Robert Mueller cited the risk of revealing who "uncharged individuals and entities" are believed to be "continuing to engage in interference operations."