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Pro-Modi Twitter bots manipulated a hashtag at a record-breaking rate

Pro-Modi Twitter bots manipulated a hashtag at a record-breaking rate

Such tactics may spell trouble for online debate.
Why are Indian political ads on Facebook almost exclusively seen by men?

Why are Indian political ads on Facebook almost exclusively seen by men?

It beats the networking site's already skewed gender-based user profile in India.
Facebook takes down an Iran-based influence campaign that targeted Indians

Facebook takes down an Iran-based influence campaign that targeted Indians

Facebook has removed 783 pages, groups, and accounts tied to Iran for their “coordinated inauthentic behaviour” aimed at influencing public opinion in several countries, including…
The Bangladeshi fake-news campaign that Facebook removed shared content about India

The Bangladeshi fake-news campaign that Facebook removed shared content about India

Facebook and Twitter announced yesterday (Dec. 20) that they had removed up to 30 accounts for spreading coordinated misinformation from Bangladesh, just 10 days ahead…