The shooter’s media plan was so comprehensive, and his content spread so quickly, that there was little room for fakes to fill the void.
“Bad enough to have to deal with Russian Ops and the Alt-Right, but now we have to deal with Chinabots as well.”
A Former Heavy Metal Musician Who Worked For Obama’s Half-Brother Is Pushing Pedophile News On Facebook
The Washington Pundit is one of several sites pushing false, outdated stories about pedophilia — and being rewarded with viral traffic from Facebook and Twitter.
Canadians Think The US Is Just As Likely To Try And Influence The Next Election As China, New Poll Says
A new poll also shows Canadians have little or no confidence that social media companies can prevent foreign entities from interfering in the election.
UK committee report calls the company “digital gangsters.”
BuzzFeed News previously revealed the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology was using fake accounts to promote its work. Now it's under scrutiny again.
The fake quote has been spreading online for close to two years, but it suddenly got traction on Facebook and Twitter in the past month.
YellowVestGroup.com shows how different actors will target Canadian politics ahead of the fall federal election.
PSA: This is a security and privacy nightmare that will get your Facebook account banned.
These Digital Ad Fraudsters Went To Court To Try To Get Their Earnings Back. It Didn’t Work Out Well For Them.
Rather than fearing the law, these fraudsters tried to use it to go after a legitimate company.
A BuzzFeed News analysis found that 50 of the biggest fake stories of 2018 generated roughly 22 million total shares, reactions, and comments on Facebook.
New York Times reporter Scott Shane spoke at an event organized by the group who ran a disinformation op aimed at helping defeat Roy Moore in Alabama.
Negative articles and comments about Trump were censored on the Chinese internet as recently as this summer. But now the floodgates appear to be open.
“It’s enormously worrisome to me that Google allowed these highly over-permissioned apps to gain such prominence,” he said.
Recently unsealed court documents and reporting from BuzzFeed News provide an inside look at how the FBI investigated two ad fraud operations.
Google Removed Two Popular Cheetah Mobile And Kika Tech Apps After An Investigation Sparked By BuzzFeed News
The removal comes after a BuzzFeed News report about the apps’ activity. It's a huge blow to two of China’s biggest app developers.
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The men are facing 13 charges for allegedly running sophisticated global ad fraud schemes.
The company said it's "very seriously" examining the allegations that seven of its most popular apps are engaged in ad fraud.
“Why isn't Google immediately dropping such apps from the Play store and advising users to uninstall them?” one analyst asked.