“It is important to stress, of course, that there are also a substantial number of fans who simply think The Last Jedi is a bad film and who use social media to express their disappointment.”
Monika Bickert, Facebook’s vp for Global Policy Management, began her testimony by profusely apologizing to pro-Trump web commentators Diamond and Silk
Facebook has faced a wave of misinformation and scam campaigns. Users may soon have more information about that unsolicited direct message, judging by a new feature Facebook is currently trying out.
These Russian Facebook ads and good, old American memes look mighty similar.
Congress released a huge trove of ads bought by Russian trolls to sew division in America.
“Although tensions with Russia are at an all-time high, the threat of retaliatory cyberattacks is overblown.”
Content produced by accounts now known to be Russian trolls was shared by Trump supporters on subreddits such as r/The_Donald.
The social network revealed Thursday it is creating “a portal to enable people on Facebook to learn which of the Internet Research Agency Facebook Pages or Instagram accounts they may have liked or followed between January 2015 and August 2017.”
Trump’s former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn not only followed Russian troll accounts on Twitter, he repeatedly retweeted their propaganda in the weeks before the election.
A US Senator revealed on Wednesday that Russian trolls organized a simultaneous protest and a counter-protest in Texas in 2016.