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How Social Media Breeds Hate

Here’s how just one person can run dozens of fake, extremist accounts on many social media platforms.

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Twitter Bot Tutorial

A step-by-step walk-through of how to spot a bot–tools to analyze a twitter account.

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States are Cracking Down on Companies that Sell Fake Social Media Accounts

States like New York and Florida have begun to take a hard look at the social media marketing companies that profit from selling fake accounts.

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Twitter’s Russian Bot Hostesses

While some of the fake Russian accounts are created and then remain stagnant for a period, the Russian Bot Hostesses are much more active.

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A Flood of Russian Twitter bots with English names

Knowing that Russia is still actively attacking us via cyber-war, I have to wonder how Twitter’s fancy algorithms haven’t removed these fake Russian accounts.

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The Presidential Election 2016: A Legacy of Lies

Despite the evidence available early-on to the public, the Russian hack was manipulated into a narrative that condemned the DNC, Hillary, and those associated with the Clinton campaign.

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PewDiePie and Amplification of White Supremacist Rhetoric on Twitter

Twitter props up white supremacist rhetoric by not penalizing it and by allowing fake accounts to amplify it.

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Did Russia Gain Access to All of Florida’s Voter Registrations?

What reason could Russia have to hack a county that was going to vote for its favored candidate in the first place?

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Fake Social Media Accounts, Real World Impact

With fake social media accounts at the heart of the cyber-war against us, why haven’t we stopped them?

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How Bad Has Twitter Follow-Back Resistance (FBR) Gotten?

I keep hearing that everyone vets their followers. But, if everyone was truly vetting, then how is there a MAGA troll running FBR for the Resistance on Twitter?

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Why Political Bots are Effective but Commercial Bots are Not

One of the few commonalities between fake political and fake commercial accounts is that both are a practice in deception.

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Yellow Vest Twitter Bots Pushing for Violent Revolt in America

Just like in France, a “Yellow Vest” revolt is being pushed on social media. For America.

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Our Election System — The Shell Game

Our election system has become so complicated that we do not know what shell to look under when we have a problem.

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LHS Associates: One-Stop Shopping for Bulk Dog Tags and Wait for It … Election Systems

Seven-hundred and fifty towns, cities, counties, and unions throughout New England and New York share one election vendor. LHS Associates, LLC.

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Wisconsin Recount Summary — How to Know You’re Being Screwed

Really? A Recount without verifying Milwaukee, Waukesha, Brown, or Racine counties? Those counties accounted for 870,000 votes in an election won by just 23,000!

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The Steele Dossier

An oft-overlooked portion of the Steele Dossier is that Putin engaged Trump as a babysitter to his oligarchs.

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Open Letter to Jack Dorsey

Twitter had such potential for real people to connect, share, learn, and debate.

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Command Central. Please read this story. They own the equip. They own the results. This cant happen

https://wcmcoop.com/2012/05/22/meet-command-central-the-people-in-charge-of-wisconsin-voting-machines/amp/

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Democracy Dies in the Dark

Stacey Abrams’ narrow loss in Georgia highlights the importance of securing our election systems.

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Americans Should Be Alarmed by the UK Report on Cambridge Analytica and Big Data

Th UK Information Commission’s “Investigation into the use of data analytics in political campaigns” leaves us many clues about how U.S. citizen data was likely used and abused.

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