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Absolute Power? Google’s Impact on the Midterm Elections Could Do Real Damage to Democracy

June 8, 2018

When will Google defend democracy? Ronald Robertson, Northeastern University As the 2018 midterm elections approach in the U.S., Google’s power to influence undecided voters remains overshadowed by Facebook’s personal data crisis. Facebook has “ taken it on the chin” for…

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‘Skynet Is Coming’ – Artificial Intelligence Can Officially Create Its Own Fake News

May 9, 2018

How artificial intelligence can detect – and create – fake news By Anjana Susarla, Michigan State University When Mark Zuckerberg told Congress Facebook would use artificial intelligence to detect fake news posted on the social media site, he wasn’t particularly…

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The Antidote to ‘Alternative Facts’ is Alternative Fact Checkers. You Should Be One.

April 8, 2018

In the early morning hours of the day today, I made a post to the Reverb Press Facebook page, of a meme shared from another page, asking readers to fact check it. Here’s what I said in the post: Crowd…

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How Cambridge Analytica Got Your Facebook Data, According to the Guy Who Made it Possible

April 6, 2018

How Cambridge Analytica’s Facebook targeting model really worked – according to the person who built it By Matthew Hindman, George Washington University The researcher whose work is at the center of the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data analysis and political advertising uproar…

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Trump Consultants Caught Red Handed Plotting Sex Trafficking, Bribery, and Blackmail

March 19, 2018

In a shocking undercover video sting by Britain’s Channel 4 News, top executives of Cambridge Analytica, the political consultancy which the Trump Campaign hired for the 2016 presidential election, are caught on camera plotting to provide decidedly illegal and corrupt services to…

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13 Anti-Trump Twitter Accounts You Must Follow if You’re in The Resistance

February 9, 2018

If Barack Obama was the first president in history to leverage it to run successful political campaigns, Donald Trump is the first to actually attempt to govern by social media. And although Facebook plays an important role, clearly Trump’s platform…

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Reformed Republican Rips Trump Military Parade in Viral Facebook Post (VIDEO)

February 7, 2018

Author and political commentator Frank Schaeffer took to Facebook again today to speak directly to President Donald Trump. His previous Facebook viral video came just before the 2016 Presidential election. In it, he pleaded for Americans to do the right thing…

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