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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Russia used social media to keep EU voters at home, report finds

EU released an update on battling disinformation.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 14th, 2019

Facebook decided to rethink policies on fake videos two days before Pelosi video

Just two days before a doctored video of House speaker Nancy Pelosi generated millions of views on social media, Facebook Inc. announced internally it would explore the need for a separate policy on manipulated media......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 31st, 2019

Trump Sparks Social Media Frenzy With Tweet Saying Russia Helped Him Get Elected

Trump Sparks Social Media Frenzy With Tweet Saying Russia Helped Him Get Elected.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 30th, 2019

Key Words: No treason, no coup, just ‘dumb lies’ by Trump, Comey says

Former FBI Director James Comey, in a Washington Post op-ed published Tuesday, fiercely defends the agency’s investigation into the Trump campaign’s potential ties with Russia during the 2016 election......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 28th, 2019

Mediator: Social Media Pollution, a Huge Problem in the Last Election, Could Be Worse in 2020

As a candidate, Donald Trump promoted a mystery Twitter account that falsely portrayed a protester as an ISIS terrorist. Nothing stops him from doing it again......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytMay 19th, 2019

Facebook shuts down Israel-based disinformation campaigns as election manipulation increasingly goes global

Facebook said it shut down 265 fake accounts run by an Israeli social media company on Thursday for engaging in “coordinated inauthentic behavior” as it sought to affect politics in African, Latin Ame........»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 16th, 2019

What a Bitcoin ‘Reorg’ Is and What Binance Has to Do With It

The suggestion to reverse transactions on the bitcoin blockchain has caused an uproar on social media with several community members espousing such an idea is not only infeasible but reckless......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMay 8th, 2019

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