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Medium: Instagram, Meme Seeding, and the Truth about Facebook Manipulation, Pt. 1

Medium: Instagram, Meme Seeding, and the Truth about Facebook Manipulation, Pt. 1. “My following analysis shows that Facebook’s sibling property, Instagram — a service larger than Twitter and Snapchat combined — should be seen as a major influence, targeting and engagement hub for the spread of political propaganda. 66 more words

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Quartz: Somaliland is blocking social media to keep its election free of “fake news”

Quartz: Somaliland is blocking social media to keep its election free of “fake news”. “Somaliland, the self-declared republic in northwestern Somalia, has announced it will restrict access to social media sites during its upcoming presidential elections. 40 more words

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The New Indian Express: Spain concerned over Russian social media activity on Catalonia

The New Indian Express: Spain concerned over Russian social media activity on Catalonia. “Spain said Friday it had noted news manipulation about the Catalan crisis on social media originating ‘from Russian territory,’ adding the issue would be raised at an upcoming EU ministers meeting. 34 more words

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AP Exclusive: Russia Twitter trolls deflected Trump bad news (Washington Post)

Washington Post: AP Exclusive: Russia Twitter trolls deflected Trump bad news. “Disguised Russian agents on Twitter rushed to deflect scandalous news about Donald Trump just before last year’s presidential election while straining to refocus criticism on the mainstream media and Hillary Clinton’s campaign, according to an Associated Press analysis of since-deleted accounts. 43 more words

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Exclusive: Russia Activated Twitter Sleeper Cells for 2016 Election Day Blitz (The Daily Beast)

The Daily Beast: Exclusive: Russia Activated Twitter Sleeper Cells for 2016 Election Day Blitz. “The Daily Beast analyzed a dataset of 6.5 million tweets containing election keywords like ‘Hillary’ and ‘Trump’ that was collected over 33 hours last Nov. 44 more words

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Jimmy Carter breaks ranks with Dems: Defends Trump; dismisses Russia election-tampering — Fellowship of the Minds

At a time when President Trump is criticized, albeit thinly-veiled, by another Republican president, George W. Bush, a Democratic president is rallying to Trump’s defense. In a stunning interview with the New York Times, which was archly reported by the Times‘ opinion columnist Maureen Dowd on October 21, 2017, former President Jimmy Carter, now 93 […]

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