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Bot campaign on Twitter fuels confusion about Bolivian unrest

Bot campaign on Twitter fuels confusion about Bolivian unrest

Since last week, a network of Twitter bot accounts has been spreading confusion about the events surrounding Bolivian President Evo Morales’ abrupt resignation. The messages, which appear in English and Spanish, all carry the exact same text, beginning with the words, “Friends from everywhere, in Bolivia there was no coup.” Initial iterations of the tweet…
Ad campaign shames Facebook for sponsoring Kavanaugh event

Ad campaign shames Facebook for sponsoring Kavanaugh event

An advocacy group is targeting Facebook employees with ads on LinkedIn, objecting to the company’s support of an event honoring Supreme Court justice Brett Kavanaugh. The group, Demand Justice, has a clear message for employees: “Tell Facebook: stop funding the fight to normalize Brett Kavanaugh.” Facebook is the only tech company listed as a “Gold…
Trump campaign says Twitter ad block will ‘silence conservatives’

Trump campaign says Twitter ad block will ‘silence conservatives’

On Wednesday, Twitter announced that it would ban all political advertising on the platform next month, a move President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign is calling “a very dumb decision.” Twitter’s move to ban all political ads comes after weeks of lawmakers berating Facebook over its own policy that allows politicians to lie in ads. Joe…
Facebook should ban campaign ads. End the lies.

Facebook should ban campaign ads. End the lies.

Permitting falsehood in political advertising would work if we had a model democracy, but we don’t. Not only are candidates dishonest, but voters aren’t educated, and the media isn’t objective. And now, hyperlinks turn lies into donations and donations into louder lies. The checks don’t balance. What we face is a self-reinforcing disinformation dystopia. That’s…
Biden campaign wants Facebook and Twitter to remove misleading Trump ads, both refuse

Biden campaign wants Facebook and Twitter to remove misleading Trump ads, both refuse

Joe Biden’s presidential campaign sent a letter to Twitter Wednesday, asking that the platform reject any political ads placed by Donald Trump’s reelection campaign that are found to be misleading or false. Twitter did not respond to the campaign’s request, but said, in a statement to The Verge Thursday night, that the Trump ad Biden’s…
Inside the campaign that tried to compromise Tibetans’ iOS and Android phones

Inside the campaign that tried to compromise Tibetans’ iOS and Android phones

GOING MOBILE — Remember the 2-year campaign targeting iPhones? Here's the rest of the tale. Dan Goodin - Sep 25, 2019 10:45 am UTC Attackers from a group dubbed Poison Carp used one-click exploits and convincing social engineering to target iOS and Android phones belonging to Tibetan groups in a six-month campaign, researchers said. The…
Amazon will soon let you make campaign contributions through your Alexa device

Amazon will soon let you make campaign contributions through your Alexa device

On Thursday, you’ll be able to make campaign donations to 2020 presidential candidates through your Amazon Alexa devices — or at least to those candidates whom Amazon deems eligible to set up an account. If a campaign chooses to sign up for Alexa donations, you’ll be able to donate to it by merely saying, “Alexa,…
Gears 5 Campaign Review – IGN

Gears 5 Campaign Review – IGN

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Trump campaign halts Twitter spending after the platform locked out a McConnell account

Trump campaign halts Twitter spending after the platform locked out a McConnell account

Major Republican committees and President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign are pulling all advertising money from Twitter as of Thursday morning after the platform locked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) campaign account for violating the platform’s rules. Trump’s campaign, the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC), and the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) are promising to…
Twitter’s new ad campaign wants to remind you that Twitter used to be fun – The Verge

Twitter’s new ad campaign wants to remind you that Twitter used to be fun...

Twitter has a new ad campaign running in San Francisco and New York City, featuring tweets from the “Me on Twitter” memes, in which users post two photos (of themselves or otherwise) or statements highlighting how differently they behave on different social networks. The campaign, as reported by Creative Bloq, seeks to embrace the platform…

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