“I like positivity and like to follow all Trump media”
Jane Lytvynenko 🤦🏽♀️🤦🏽♀️🤦🏽♀️We found two different anonymous networks of pro-Trump Facebook pages. Both had similar behaviour: posting on their respective pages in a coordinated manner. Facebook told us this does not constitute inauthentic coordinated behaviour.
“Facebook should be responsible in informing account holders that they will be named in an international coordinated campaign that threatens democracy in different nations.”
Jane Lytvynenko 🤦🏽♀️🤦🏽♀️🤦🏽♀️Following last week's takedowns of Russia-linked FB assets, @elamin88 and I spoke to a man in Sudan who seemed to have no idea why his page was down. After being shown the announcement, he responded with, “Whaaaat theeee fuck.”
Facebook took down over 200 accounts associated with a previous operation using the platform for propaganda.
Jane Lytvynenko 🤦🏽♀️🤦🏽♀️🤦🏽♀️NEW and EXCLUSIVE: Facebook took down hundreds of accounts, pages, and groups spreading anti-Iran and Qatar propaganda. Traced to PR firms in UAE, Egypt, and Nigeria, the network we found is another arm of already known information operations
Twitter took down nearly 1,000 accounts that it said were part of a state-directed effort to undermine protests. Here is a look at their activities.
Jane Lytvynenko 🤦🏽♀️🤦🏽♀️🤦🏽♀️This king of in-depth analysis is made possible by the data that Twitter made public.
Chinese operations on Facebook and YouTube can't be understood in the same way because neither company released any data, including the accounts or their content.
Shortly before Sunday’s elections to the Moscow City Duma, a mass of Russian-language news sites and social media accounts began posting about what they called “Lanovoy’s list.” The outlets all claimed that Vasily Lanovoy, a popular award-winning...
We are disclosing a significant state-backed information operation focused on the situation in Hong Kong, specifically the protest movement and their calls for political change.
Jane Lytvynenko 🤦🏽♀️🤦🏽♀️🤦🏽♀️Twitter says it proactively suspended 200,000 accounts from China before they were "substantially active."
Twitter's also disclosing 936 accounts originating from China that were created to "sow political discord in Hong Kong."
Bank accounts belonging to Alexey Navalny’s Anti-Corruption Foundation (FBK) — one of Russia’s leading civic institutions — and several of its staff have been frozen, the organization’s press secretary, Kira Yarmysh, announced on August 8. Officials...