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Amanda Robb / Rolling Stone:
An investigation into the roots of Pizzagate: the real people behind some of the social accounts that later were amplified by bots   —  Inside the web of conspiracy theorists, Russian operatives, Trump campaigners and Twitter bots who manufactured the ‘news’ that Hillary Clinton ran a pizza-restaurant child-sex ring
Nov 17, 2017, 5:45 PM - In context

Freedom of the Press Foundation plans to stop routing funds to WikiLeaks after funneling $500K in donations over 5 years; Xeni Jardin left group in December   —  In the heat of the presidential election campaign last year, Xeni Jardin, a journalist and free speech advocate, developed a sickening feeling about WikiLeaks.
Nov 16, 2017, 10:30 PM - In context

How Twitter account @Umpire43 used the identity of a dead Navy SEAL and triggered false stories on The Gateway Pundit, InfoWars, and One America News Network   —  The rightwing blog The Gateway Pundit pushed a single-sourced rumor from the anonymous Twitter account @Umpire43 that claimed …
Nov 14, 2017, 5:05 PM - In context

Christine Schmidt / Nieman Lab:
With video and audio, The Skimm pushes further into the daily routines of its 6 million readers   —  From a single morning email, it's grown into a multi-product brand that its fans can interact with throughout the day.  “We've always said email was a marketing tool for us.
Nov 14, 2017, 4:00 PM - In context

Julia Ioffe / The Atlantic:
Twitter DMs show Wikileaks asked Trump Jr. to help share its work, support Assange as ambassador; Trump Jr. appeared to act on some requests during '16 campaign   —  Just before the stroke of midnight on September 20, 2016, at the height of last year's presidential election …
Nov 13, 2017, 6:40 PM - In context

Philip Bump / Washington Post:
Since 2010, the Drudge Report has linked to Infowars, RT, and Sputnik more than 1,000 times   —  By July 2016, according to the analysis site SimilarWeb, Matt Drudge's link-aggregation site Drudge Report was the second-most-visited on the Internet in the United States.
Nov 10, 2017, 2:05 PM - In context

Ben Collins / The Daily Beast:
Despite Jack Dorsey's pledges to remove hate symbols and violent groups, Twitter verifies creator of white supremacist rally in Charlottesville   —  On Tuesday, Twitter gave its preferred status, a verified check mark, to Jason Kessler, the creator of the white supremacist Charlottesville rally in August that left one dead.
Nov 9, 2017, 11:20 AM - In context

Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
E-mail: Twitter offered Russia Today “share of voice” increase from 2% to 15% for $3M via ads during US election vs 56% SoV for CNN, 32% for Fox; RT declined   —  Twitter wanted RT to spend big ahead of the 2016 US election, offering a significant portion of its election-related ad inventory in return.
Nov 1, 2017, 5:30 PM - In context

Sources: Facebook, Google, Twitter to tell Congress that Russian election meddling wider than reported; source says 126M Facebook users may have seen content   —  The companies will reveal new data about the Kremlin's disinformation at congressional hearings this week.
Oct 30, 2017, 6:50 PM - In context

Nancy Scola / Politico:
Study: interviews with tech staffers show how Facebook, Twitter, and Google helped Trump team as part of ad services; Clinton team declined embeds   —  A study reveals employees the companies placed in the Trump campaign played a surprisingly active role in shaping its message and targeting voters.
Oct 26, 2017, 1:50 PM - In context




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