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Twitter study finds coordinated pattern in fake voter fraud posts

NEW YORK –– Researchers have identified what they called a coordinated network of Twitter accounts that's pushing false and misleading stories … from Google Alert – twitter https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.heraldmailmedia.com/news/nation/twitter-study-finds-coordinated-pattern-in-fake-voter-fraud-posts/article_3eabceb0-5911-5d66-88db-b41154ac28db.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjFjNzNhNDBhYWQzZTAyYjY6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNH1saicI0BTW7zTyRGnU3wMl8LhHA

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Twitter Study Finds Coordinated Pattern in Vote-Fraud Messages

With the U.S. midterm elections days away, researchers have identified what they called a coordinated network of Twitter accounts that's pushing false … from Google Alert – twitter https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-11-03/twitter-study-finds-coordinated-pattern-in-vote-fraud-messages&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjFjNzNhNDBhYWQzZTAyYjY6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNGe0HBrZvRIcRedzHmcnXaDeThqwg

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Ahead of vote, Twitter says accounts removed over ‘disinformation’

Twitter on Saturday said it deleted a "series of accounts" that attempted to share disinformation, ahead of crucial midterm elections, as media reports … from Google Alert – twitter https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.france24.com/en/20181103-ahead-vote-twitter-says-accounts-removed-over-disinformation&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjFjNzNhNDBhYWQzZTAyYjY6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNFRLqoM4HFyy90xnCvgGB8CLRgkKA

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Facebook, Google and Twitter shine light on campaign ads — but only so far

Facebook, Google and Twitter all launched searchable databases this year that allow people to see details of election-related advertisements that run … from Google Alert – twitter https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/social-media/facebook-google-twitter-shine-light-campaign-ads-only-so-far-n930831&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjFjNzNhNDBhYWQzZTAyYjY6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNEML-MujBoO-ozc8GmE_L26oujq-g

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Twitter purges over 10000 bots for discouraging voting in midterms: Report

Twitter removed more than 10,000 automated accounts, or “bots,” for posting messages purportedly sent by Democrats discouraging people from … from Google Alert – twitter https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/nov/3/twitter-purges-over-10000-bots-discouraging-democr/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjFjNzNhNDBhYWQzZTAyYjY6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNEwciJdzfBUya_1cFZ-9urEUxldGQ

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Twitter removed 10000 bots that could have discouraged people from voting on Nov. 6

Twitter has deleted 10,000 accounts pushing messages that could deter voters from heading to the polls, according to Reuters. The Democratic … from Google Alert – twitter https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.dailydot.com/layer8/twitter-10000-bots/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjFjNzNhNDBhYWQzZTAyYjY6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNEMbKdwCHK-Ai4K5AbIHZ_fdWx9_w

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Twitter deletes 10000 accounts discouraging voting

“We took action on relevant accounts and activity on Twitter,” a Twitter spokesman said in an email. The removals took place in late September and … from Google Alert – twitter https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/11/twitter-deletes-10000-accounts-discouraging-voting/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjFjNzNhNDBhYWQzZTAyYjY6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNEPts1eB9XjoXNFYWeZdtnBQ8_9YA

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Facebook and Twitter’s midterm task: fighting off online efforts to suppress the vote

Bad actors on Twitter and Facebook are doing their best to use the platforms to discourage voters from heading to the polls in the 2018 midterm … from Google Alert – twitter https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2018/11/3/18058628/facebook-twitter-midterm-elections-voter-suppression&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjFjNzNhNDBhYWQzZTAyYjY6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNHxfkIkx7N4nmE1DhZ7vP2CDVk28Q

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How Twitter Predicted The Disappointment From Apple

To come to this kind of prediction, we at LikeFolio constantly monitor consumer conversations on Twitter for indications of how much, and how … from Google Alert – twitter https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.forbes.com/sites/andyswan/2018/11/03/how-twitter-predicted-the-disappointment-from-apple/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjFjNzNhNDBhYWQzZTAyYjY6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNHoyn4IXnco8GD9AG-F0RgQ9Z8YWQ

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Reports: Twitter removes accounts discouraging US vote participation

WASHINGTON – Twitter has deleted thousands of automated accounts, many posing as Democrats, that were posting tweets encouraging US voters to … from Google Alert – twitter https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://ewn.co.za/2018/11/03/reports-twitter-removes-accounts-discouraging-us-vote-participation&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjFjNzNhNDBhYWQzZTAyYjY6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNH18tPbczBepWZ6HilEYpJgRfbriw

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