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Want To Use Instagram for Business? Buy This Book!

Want To Use Instagram for Business? Buy This Book!

Did you know that Instagram is currently one of, if not the, fastest growing social network? The long answer is that Jenn Herman and co. do an outstan ...
Facebook had ‘a negative role’ in politics says co-founder Chris Hughes

Facebook had ‘a negative role’ in politics says co-founder Chris Hughes

“Facebook has played at times a negative role in the political discourse,” according to Facebook co-founder and Mark Zuckerberg’s Harvard roommate Chr ...
Reddit Says It Expunged Hundreds Of Russian Propaganda Accounts

Reddit Says It Expunged Hundreds Of Russian Propaganda Accounts

Facebook and Twitter aren’t the only social media platforms that have been infiltrated by Russian propaganda. CEO Steve Huffman said in a Reddit post ...
Why a crackdown on Facebook, Google and Twitter could come from the states before Congress

Why a crackdown on Facebook, Google and Twitter could come from the states before Congress

Along with Maryland, leaders from New York to Washington state have pitched new bills that would make more information about online political ads avai ...
Russia Helped Shape Italy’s Twitter Obsession With Immigrants

Russia Helped Shape Italy’s Twitter Obsession With Immigrants

Social-media analysis shows influence of Russian websites Sputnik Italia fueled opposition to immigration last year Russian efforts to fuel alarm abou ...
Russian bots sow social upheaval across US using Facebook, Twitter, experts say

Russian bots sow social upheaval across US using Facebook, Twitter, experts say

While much of the attention has focused on the 2016 U.S. presidential election and the role played in it by the Internet Research Agency, one of the d ...
Trump cites Facebook exec’s comments downplaying Russian ad influence on election

Trump cites Facebook exec’s comments downplaying Russian ad influence on election

Perhaps you were spending time with family, watching Black Panther or just attempting to forget politics for a moment by ignoring the manic flurry of ...
Twitter now says 1.4 million people interacted with Russian trolls during 2016 presidential campaign

Twitter now says 1.4 million people interacted with Russian trolls during 2016 presidential campaign

Twitter has now updated the number of people engaging with Russian trolls during the 2016 presidential campaign to 1.4 million. “We have expanded the ...
Fake Twitter accounts sent 400,000 indyref2 messages

Fake Twitter accounts sent 400,000 indyref2 messages

ALMOST 400,000 Twitter messages about Scottish independence were posted by fake accounts, most believed to be Russian. Experts yesterday said it was l ...
Covert influence is the new money laundering

Covert influence is the new money laundering

As more media companies realize Russia bought advertising space or promoted news stories — fake and otherwise — on their platforms, covert influence h ...
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