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Steven Musil / CNET:
Reddit lists the 944 accounts suspected of Russian IRA origin that it removed: 662 had zero karma, 13 had “significant” karma, none placed election-related ads   —  News discussion site says in banned 944 accounts suspected of links to Russian propaganda efforts across social media.
Apr 10, 2018, 8:35 PMIn context
Alex Stamos / Facebook:
Facebook deletes 70 FB accounts, 138 FB Pages, and 65 Instagram accounts run by Russia's Internet Research Agency this morning, shares samples of IRA content   —  This morning we removed 70 Facebook and 65 Instagram accounts — as well as 138 Facebook Pages — that were controlled by the Russia-based Internet Research Agency (IRA).
Apr 3, 2018, 5:15 PMIn context
NPR:
Mar 18, 2018, 6:20 PMIn context
CNN:
Trump administration announces new Russia sanctions on 5 entities, including IRA, and 19 individuals, in response to US election interference and cyberattacks   —  Putin's ‘chef,’ the man behind the troll factory  —  Washington (CNN)The Trump administration announced Thursday it is enacting …
Mar 15, 2018, 10:50 AMIn context
Columbia Journalism Review:
Study: mainstream news outlets that embedded IRA tweets were generally using the tweets to reflect provocative, partisan public opinion on social issues   —  Image by Greyweed via Flickr.  —  The New York Times's Bari Weiss was in the news again yesterday, this time for citing a hoax Twitter account …
Mar 11, 2018, 8:10 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Analysis shows that IRA-backed trolls flooded social media to oppose Romney as a possible secretary of state, following claims that Russia was opposed to him   —  Online campaign targeted the ex-GOP nominee as Donald Trump considered him in late 2016  —  Weeks after Donald Trump was elected president …
Mar 8, 2018, 1:55 PMIn context
Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
Facebook says it doesn't know how many followed Russia's IRA accounts on Instagram; researcher finds that 27 of 170 deleted accounts had ~2.2M followers total   —  FOR MORE THAN a year, Jonathan Albright has served as something of a one-man General Accounting Office for the tech industry.
Mar 4, 2018, 2:40 PMIn context
Thomas Grove / Wall Street Journal:
Profile of Yevgeny Prigozhin, alleged IRA owner, who, sources say, first hired internet trolls to bury complaints about food supplied to Moscow schools in 2011   —  An online army accused of sowing discord among American voters in the 2016 election emerged from a corner of the business empire …
Feb 16, 2018, 8:10 PMIn context
Selina Wang / Bloomberg:
Kremlin-backed Russian IRA operated dozens of Twitter accounts, part of the suspended 2,752 list, posing as local US news sources, amassing 500K+ followers   —  Twitter has suspended dozens of accounts masquerading as U.S. news sources that had more than 500,000 followers.
Dec 5, 2017, 12:40 PMIn context
Jonathan Albright / Berkman Klein Center Collection:
Analysis: propaganda memes from Russia's Internet Research Agency were more impactful on Instagram than Twitter due to reposting apps, Facebook's ad targeting   —  The last couple of weeks have brought us the first new major revelations about the reach and scope of the IRA media influence campaign.
Nov 12, 2017, 1:50 AMIn context

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