influence campaign

Researchers discover “Fishwrap” influence campaign recycling old terror news

Researchers discover “Fishwrap” influence campaign recycling old terror news

Over 215 social media accounts tied to effort to get followers through disinformation.
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…
Facebook is bracing itself for an onslaught of fake news in India

Facebook is bracing itself for an onslaught of fake news in India

Facebook is ramping up its efforts to fight fake news ahead of India’s general elections, which are expected this spring. The social network expects to…
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…
An Iranian influence campaign has been targeting Indians on Twitter

An Iranian influence campaign has been targeting Indians on Twitter

For nearly two years, Indians have been targeted by a digital influence campaign that has likely been orchestrated by the Iranian state, or by actors…
Facebook yanks content tied to Iranian effort due to “inauthentic behavior”

Facebook yanks content tied to Iranian effort due to “inauthentic behavior”

Detected last week by investigators, accounts targeted US and UK users to "spread discord."
How Russia’s “influence operations” targeted the midterms (and how they still do)

How Russia’s “influence operations” targeted the midterms (and how they still do)

Indictment of financier for "Project Lakhta" tied to Internet Research Agency campaign.