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Facebook found hosting masses of far right EU disinformation networks – TechCrunch

A multi-month hunt for political disinformation spreading on Facebook in Europe suggests there are concerted efforts to use the platform…

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Facebook still a great place to amplify pre-election junk news, EU study finds – TechCrunch

A study carried out by academics at Oxford University to investigate how junk news is being shared on social media…

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Human rights activist Amira Yahyaoui is battling the US college financial aid system – TechCrunch

Tunisian human rights activist Amira Yahyaoui couldn’t go to college. Not because she couldn’t afford it; where she comes from,…

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Snap is channeling Asia’s messaging giants with its move into gaming – TechCrunch

Snap is taking a leaf out of the Asian messaging app playbook as its social messaging service enters a new…