A YouTube network was spreading election disinformation for two months

YouTube promised it would crack down on US election disinformation in early December, but it appear to have missed a large target. BuzzFeed News has learned that…

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Twitter’s latest Trump labels say Biden won the election

Twitter’s election results labels are now decidedly more explicit. Variety found that Twitter is now labeling President Trump’s tweets (and presumably others) with a notice that “election…

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Senate Democrats call on YouTube to pull videos with election lies

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki received a letter on Tuesday from four Democratic senators expressing “deep concern” over the spread of election misinformation on Google’s video platform. In…

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Furries recreate Four Seasons Total Landscaping in VR as a hangout spot

A Philadelphia landscaping business carved out its place in history over the weekend after a Trump campaign press conference was held there. President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy…

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Facebook puts groups on ‘probation’ for repeatedly spreading disinformation

Facebook’s post-election crackdown on groups is extending beyond bans. The company told the Washington Post that it’s now putting political and social groups on probation if they…

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Here’s a live stream of the Pennsylvania vote count, in case you need it

How’s your day going? Staying calm? Endlessly fretting about whether your candidate of choice will claim the White House? (The 60,000 people who voted for Kanye West…

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Facebook pauses recommendations of political and social issues groups

Amid a wave of actions Facebook has taken to prepare for next week’s presidential election, it has stopped recommending groups that focus on political or social issues….

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Facebook turned down 2.2 million ads meant to interfere with US voting

Facebook really, really wants you to know it’s cracking down on attempts to interfere with voting in the 2020 US election. Global affairs VP Nick Clegg told…

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Chinese hackers impersonated McAfee to attack election campaign staffers

Google warned in June that state-sponsored hackers were targeting 2020 US election campaigns, and now it’s outlining some of the methods those perpetrators used. APT31, a group…

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Twitter will limit retweets to combat election misinformation

With less than a month before the US presidential election on November 3rd, Twitter is introducing some temporary but fundamental changes to how its platform works. In…

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