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Russia Is Having Less Success at Spreading Social Media Disinformation

Russia Is Having Less Success at Spreading Social Media Disinformation

Russia Is Having Less Success at Spreading Social Media Disinformation Sophie Bushwick Days after Russia invaded Ukraine, multiple social media platforms—including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube—announced they had dismantled coordinated networks of accounts spreading disinformation. These networks, which were comprised of fabricated accounts disguised with fake names and AI-generated profile images or hacked accounts, were sharing…

Senate bill would facilitate social platforms sharing data with outside researchers | Engadget

Senate bill would facilitate social platforms sharing data with outside researchers | Engadget Bryan Menegus A bill announced yesterday would open social media company data to scrutiny by outside researchers. Sponsored by Senators Klobuchar (D-MN), Coons (D-DE)and Portman (R-OH), it proposes to use the National Science Foundation as the intermediary between sensitive platform information and…

Apple’s app tracking policy reportedly cost social media platforms nearly $10 billion

Apple’s app tracking policy reportedly cost social media platforms nearly $10 billion

Apple’s app tracking policy reportedly cost social media platforms nearly $10 billion Emma Roth An investigation by The Financial Times found that Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube lost around $9.85 billion in revenue following Apple’s changes to its privacy practices. Last year, Apple announced the App Tracking Transparency (ATT) policy that requires apps to ask…