Analysis by BuzzFeed News shows that Boris Johnson is way ahead of the dozen-or-so other contenders at driving the conversation online, even when he's not trying.
A new website, Boris2020.org, urges voters to lobby MPs to support Johnson’s campaign for the Tory leadership. It was registered to Paul Staines, founder of Guido Fawkes.
High volumes. Short intervals. Odd times of day. Twitter thinks this is the online behaviour of regular British voters, but researchers have raised doubts.
Under Siege For His Comments About Rape, UKIP’s Star Candidate Carl Benjamin Has Recruited Milo Yiannopoulos To Join His Campaign
The former Breitbart editor and conservative troll is returning to the UK for a week to support Carl Benjamin's bid for a seat in the European Parliament.
The popularity of Farage's own Facebook page is also helping to raise the insurgent Eurosceptic party's profile ahead of the May 23 poll.
The Brexit Party's MO is "principle heavy, policy light", a spokesperson said.
Britain's Future and We Are the 52% have spent heavily on Facebook ads. Now senior MP Damian Collins has told BuzzFeed News that a new subcommittee investigating disinformation will look into their activity.
After MPs rejected all the alternative proposals for the second time in a week, a leading Conservative MP announced he was quitting the party because it “refuses to compromise”.
Hard Brexit, Dark Money: Links Between These Secretive Campaigns Raise New Questions For Facebook About Political Ads
We Are The 52% has spent more on Facebook ads recently than the Labour Party, while saying almost nothing about its origins or donors. MPs say it’s another example of why the social media giant's transparency measures don't work.
On the day that Britain had initially been scheduled to leave the European Union, the deal was voted down by 58 votes, deepening Britain's political crisis.
The prime minister’s promise to stand aside if her Brexit deal passes will bring an end to one of the shortest and most turbulent premierships in modern British history.
Brexit will be delayed until June 30 if MPs can agree a deal by the end of March, or potentially for much longer if they can't.
The prime minister suffered two more humiliating defeats in the House of Commons, but no-deal remains the legal default option until Parliament backs an alternative.
MPs voted 391-242 against the prime minister's new deal, a margin of 149.
Britain's Future Stopped, Then Restarted Its Massive Facebook Ad Campaign Just Before A Key Brexit Vote
UPDATE: Following a BuzzFeed News investigation into Britain's biggest political advertising campaign on Facebook, Britain's Future recommenced targeted ads on Monday afternoon.
A Mysterious Hard Brexit Group Run By A Young Tory Writer Is Now Britain’s Biggest Spending Political Campaign On Facebook
Tim Dawson is the only person publicly associated with Britain's Future. The group has spent almost £350,000 on Facebook since November, raising questions over the influence of "dark money" at a crucial point in the Brexit process.
Exclusive: Mick Murphy shared a post mocking Muslim women wearing the burqa. He has recently shared an image mocking Diane Abbott.
Pro-Trump Activists Are Boosting A Twitter App Used By Banned Personalities And It Appears To Have Already Stalled
“Twitter was successful because of conservatives. Because of Donald Trump tweeting. Because of people like me and Charlie (Kirk) tweeting.”
Food Industry Leaders Say They're So Busy Preparing For A No-Deal Brexit There's No Time To Think About Anything Else
In an extraordinary letter to Michael Gove that was leaked to BuzzFeed News, the UK food industry begged the environment secretary to pause a host of major consultations until after Brexit.
Owens' comments came during the invite-only London launch of a pro-Trump activist group.