Public databases that shine a light on online political ads; launched by Facebook and Google before Tuesday’s US elections which shows insights of campaign.
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Tim Berners-Lee, who invented www, appealed on Monday for half of world population not to have internet access, which includes billions of women and girls.
Accounts with potential ties to a so-called Russian “troll farm” has been blocked that may have sought to interfere with Tuesday’s U.S. midterm elections.
Center for Strategic and International Studies published an event in which experts drew insights on how election systems can be void of interference.
Online voting problems alleged in Georgia, one of the nation’s hottest governor’s races, with Brian Kemp making a hacking allegation against Democrats.
As Americans prepare for another election, Russian troublemakers have again been working to divide U.S. voters and discredit democracy.
As U.S. voters are heading to the polls on Tuesday, election will also be a referendum on Facebook the giant has beefed up scrutiny of posted on its site.
ProPublica analysis found Wisconsin and Kentucky election computer servers hack-prone. Wisconsin shut down its service in response to ProPublica inquiries.
Twitter deletes 10k accounts posting messages that discouraged people from voting in Tuesday’s U.S. election and wrongly appeared to be from Democrats.
We’ve identified 12 ad campaigns in which energy, insurance and other industries masked their sponsorship of political messages on Facebook.