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Twitter Reacts With Outrage After Stacey Abrams Loses A Stolen Election

Twitter Reacts With Outrage After Stacey Abrams Loses A Stolen Election

ad news to report. Injustice won. The corrupt and openly racist Brian Kemp will be the next governor of Georgia. Stacey Abrams has acknowledged Kemp’s ...
A false viral election video and Twitter’s trouble with the truth

A false viral election video and Twitter’s trouble with the truth

Halfway through Election Day, a video purporting to show votes being switched by a machine at a polling place in Ohio began to go viral on Twitter. A ...
Twitter tracks Election Day in real time

Twitter tracks Election Day in real time

As the returns trickled in Tuesday night, election watchers flooded social media. Following are a few moments from Twitter throughout the day: Beto O' ...
Facebook, Twitter whack away at midterm misinformation on Election Day

Facebook, Twitter whack away at midterm misinformation on Election Day

As midterm election season comes around, social media site Twitter is catching heat for failing to stop fake news. Buzz60 SAN FRANCISCO – As voters he ...
3 ways trolls are trying to spread disinformation on Election Day

3 ways trolls are trying to spread disinformation on Election Day

But this is also the first election since 2016, when operatives both on the ground in the United States and on platforms like Facebook and Twitter int ...
Bots distorted the 2016 Election. Will the midterms be a sequel?

Bots distorted the 2016 Election. Will the midterms be a sequel?

The fact that Russian-linked bots penetrated social media to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election has been well documented, and the details o ...
Turkey on Twitter: Social media reacts to the elections

Turkey on Twitter: Social media reacts to the elections

As Recep Tayyip Erdogan was re-elected to the presidency during historic presidential and parliamentary elections in Turkey on Sunday, Turks shared th ...
Google Pulls Washington Election Ads, Says It can’t Comply With New Rules

Google Pulls Washington Election Ads, Says It can’t Comply With New Rules

Google has pulled all state and local election ads in Washington state, saying its systems can't cope with new disclosure rules. The rules go further ...
Trump Jr. and Other Aides Met With Gulf Emissary Offering Help to Win Election

Trump Jr. and Other Aides Met With Gulf Emissary Offering Help to Win Election

The social media specialist, Joel Zamel, extolled his company’s ability to give an edge to a political campaign; by that time, the firm had already dr ...
#KarnatakaElections2018: How was the Karnataka election fought on Twitter?

#KarnatakaElections2018: How was the Karnataka election fought on Twitter?

Karnataka assembly polls, which have thrown up a hung verdict, created a lot of buzz on Twitter with over three million mentions being generated in th ...
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