Nov 18, 2019 · As the social media networks start to crack down on Russian efforts, those efforts evolved and slowed, but they did not stop. Shapiro reported that Russia launched 12 new operations in 2017 and
May 06, 2020 · Written by Jeff Stone May 6, 2020 | CYBERSCOOP. Two networks of inauthentic Facebook accounts and pages removed last month had spent years leveraging the social media company’s reach to amplify thinly-veiled Russian propaganda criticizing the U.S. and antagonists of the Kremlin. Facebook is the most popular social network for governments spreading fake news and propaganda has bedeviled its platform — from Russian propaganda during the 2016 US by Facebook and Facebook has been and remains the undisputed king of the social network market. Granted, in some regions of the world, like Russia or China for example, there is a more level playing field with the success of popular alternatives to Facebook who take an equal market share. A few weeks ago, I created a profile and logged onto VKontakte, the most popular Russian-language social network. I entered some personal information, uploaded an especially flattering picture of Sep 12, 2014 · The Internet army of ISIS, after being chased from social networks like Facebook and Twitter, is now recruiting and fundraising on the Russian social network VKontakte, a Russian media
Abraham had worked at Facebook between 2007 and 2013, developing key functions on the news feed, as well as creating a data analytics tool called Scuba that the social network still uses.
Dec 06, 2019 · On Facebook and Instagram, the photo-sharing service owned by the world's largest social network, the researchers said that both platforms ranked poorly when it came to removing false video views
Facebook removes Russian propaganda outlet in Ukraine. The social network took down assets connected to News Front and South Front, propaganda websites supportive of Russian security services
Usmanov is a metals tycoon who expanded into tech via his company Mail.ru, which has steadily upped its stake in the Russian social network. Until recently, Usmanov owned a 10% stake in Facebook. Sechin is the leader of the hardline silovik faction that backs Putin, is CEO of Rosneft, the state-owned oil company, and is believed to be one of