• Twitter just released more than 10 million tweets linked to state-sponsored troll accounts

    26 days ago - By Business Insider

    Twitter has released a huge swath of data linked to foreign influence and misinformation campaigns, ahead of the US midterm elections in three weeks.
    The data includes more than 10 millions tweets, photos, GIFs, videos and live broadcasts from nearly 4,600 combined accounts affiliated with the Russian-backed Internet Research Agency and Iran.
    The move was welcomed by some advertisers, who have been wary of their ads ending up next to false news and misinformation.
    Twitter has released a huge swath of data linked to foreign influence and misinformation campaigns, ahead of the US midterm...
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  • Twitter airs election meddling data

    Twitter airs election meddling data

    26 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - Twitter is releasing all known accounts and posts related to "information operations" dating back to 2016, when it was first learned that foreign operators were using social media to meddle in U.S. elections.
    Twitter has already disclosed the account numbers, but is now releasing the actual tweets, images, video and other information.
    The company said Wednesday that the data comprises more than 4,600 accounts and over 10 million tweets, most affiliated with the Russia-linked Internet Research Agency and potentially linked to Iran. Twitter says the earliest activity it found on...
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