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Influence Operations

Methods by which trolls and coordinated disinformation campaigns spread their messages: fake reviews, fake social media accounts, viral memes, and bots (software applications that run automated tasks at an accelerated rate).

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A New Report Found That Russia's Disinformation Operation in the US Picked Up Speed Even After It Was Caught by Mueller

Business Insider

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Dec 17, 2018

Facebook Identifies New Influence Operations Spanning Globe

New York Times

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Aug 21, 2018

Facebook, Twitter and YouTube Withheld Russia Data, Reports Say

New York Times

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Dec 17, 2018

Facebook’s Private Groups Offer Refuge to Fringe Figures

New York Times

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Sep 3, 2018

Five Takeaways From New Reports on Russia’s Social Media Operations

New York Times

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Dec 17, 2018

Free Speech in the Age of Algorithmic Megaphones

Wired

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Oct 12, 2018

How Bots Ruined Clicktivism

Wired

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Sep 14, 2018

How Russian Trolls Used Meme Warfare to Divide America

Wired

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Dec 17, 2018

How Russia's Online Influence Campaign Engaged With Millions For Years

TechCrunch

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Dec 17, 2018

In Social Media 'arms race,' Tech Giants Chase Evolving Trolls and Bots

ABC News

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Oct 25, 2018

New Report on Russian Disinformation, Prepared For The Senate, Shows The Operation’s Scale and Sweep

The Washington Post

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Dec 17, 2018

New Reports Detail Expansive Russia Disinformation Scheme Targeting U.S.

NPR

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Dec 17, 2018

Russia Favored Trump, Targeted African-Americans With Election Meddling, Reports Say

NBC News

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Dec 17, 2018

Reports to Senate Criticize Social Media Giants For Providing Incomplete Data in Russia Probe

Vox

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Dec 17, 2018

Russian 2016 Influence Operation Targeted African-Americans on Social Media

New York Times

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Dec 17, 2018

Russian Propagandists Targeted African Americans to Influence 2016 US Election

The Guardian

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Dec 17, 2018

Russian Disinformation Teams Targeted Robert S. Mueller III, Says Report Prepared for Senate

The Washington Post

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Dec 17, 2018

Russian Trolls Came for Instagram, Too

New York Times

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Dec 18, 2018

Russians Meddling in the Midterms? Here’s the Data

New Knowledge for The New York Times

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Nov 6, 2018

Russians Sought to Recruit 'assets' Through Social Media, Senate Told

CNN

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Dec 17, 2018

Silicon Valley May Have Done 'bare minimum' to Help Russia Investigation, Senate Intel Committee Told

CNN

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Dec 17, 2018

Some of the Popular Images and Themes the Russians Posted on Social Media

New York Times

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Dec 17, 2018

Social Media’s Forever War

New York Times

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Dec 17, 2018

Russians Trolled People Who Were Worried About Russian Trolls on Social Media, Report Says

CNBC

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Dec 17, 2018

Voter Suppression and Racial Targeting: In Facebook’s and Twitter’s Words

New York Times

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Dec 17, 2018

What We Now Know About Russian Disinformation

New York Times Opinion

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Dec 17, 2018

Why Social Media Appeals After Mass Shootings Have Done Little to Change Gun Laws

The Washington Post

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Feb 20, 2018

Yes, Russian Trolls Helped Elect Trump

New York Times Opinion

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Dec 17, 2018

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