Twitter Suspended A DC Think Tank For Violating Its Rules Against Fake Accounts
BuzzFeed News previously revealed the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology was using fake accounts to promote its work. Now it's under scrutiny again.
How An Apocalyptic Preacher And QAnon Followers Made A False Pope Francis Quote Go Viral
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.
How A Canadian Yellow Vest Site Used Fake Accounts And Marketing Savvy To Monetize Outrage
YellowVestGroup.com shows how different actors will target Canadian politics ahead of the fall federal election.
People Are Renting Out Their Facebook Accounts In Exchange For Cash And Free Laptops
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.
These Are 50 Of The Biggest Fake News Hits On Facebook In 2018
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.
A NY Times Reporter Spoke At An Event Organized By Alabama Dirty Tricksters
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.
Please Welcome China’s WeChat To The #Resistance
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.
Chinese Mobile App Companies Are A National Security Risk, Says A Top Democrat
“It’s enormously worrisome to me that Google allowed these highly over-permissioned apps to gain such prominence,” he said.
“I Wonder What Will Happen Next”: Alleged Ad Fraud Masterminds React To Being Found By The FBI
Recently unsealed court documents and reporting from BuzzFeed News provide an inside look at how the FBI investigated two ad fraud operations.
Leia estas dicas antes de baixar novos apps para seu celular
Como identificar sinais que indicam que um aplicativo é malicioso.
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.
Read These Tips Before You Download Apps For Your Phone
Be smart about the apps you download, and learn the danger signs that an app is up to no good.
8 People Are Facing Charges As A Result Of The FBI’s Biggest-Ever Ad Fraud Investigation
The men are facing 13 charges for allegedly running sophisticated global ad fraud schemes.
Cheetah Mobile's Stock Is Down After A BuzzFeed News Report About Ad Fraud In Its Apps
The company said it's "very seriously" examining the allegations that seven of its most popular apps are engaged in ad fraud.
These Hugely Popular Android Apps Have Been Committing Ad Fraud Behind Users’ Backs
“Why isn't Google immediately dropping such apps from the Play store and advising users to uninstall them?” one analyst asked.
A Mississippi Man Lost His Nursing Job After He Wore A Violently Racist Shirt To Vote In The Midterms
He’s a registered nurse and former police officer, and his employer subsequently fired him after an investigation.
A False Claim About "Illegals" Being Paid To Vote For Beto Originated From A Best-Selling Author And Historian
"Hey, fake news, right?" said Larry Schweikart when asked about his false tweet.