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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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Facebook’s election interference problem exponentially worse on eve of midterms, study suggests – TechCrunch

An analysis of political advertisers running extensive campaigns on Facebook targeting users in the United States over the past six…

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Tool up for the midterms with this Facebook junk news aggregator – TechCrunch

With the US midterms fast approaching purveyors of online disinformation are very busy indeed spreading their hyper-partisan junk on Facebook…