Wed, Feb 5, 2020

Misleading media coverage of Warren’s voting-related disinformation plan

A tweeted headline omitted an essential qualifier, setting off a chain of misinformation

Elections Government

Fri, Jan 31, 2020

Anti-Biden hashtag amplified by opposite political audiences

Supporters of Sanders, Trump, and other candidates all contributed to the hashtag’s rise on Twitter

by Alyssa Kann

Government United States

Sun, Aug 11, 2019

How Not to Vote: Inaccurate Voting Instructions in India

Viral WhatsApp message prior to Indian elections provided local social media users incorrect voting instructions

Government Social Media

Tue, Jul 2, 2019

Archimedes Ran Politically Charged Facebook Ads in Crisis-Torn Honduras

Israeli firm’s operation, now disrupted by Facebook, supported government and attacked the opposition

by Luiza Bandeira

Government Social Media

Thu, May 30, 2019

“Putin’s Faction” in the European Parliament

Kremlin media celebrate victories of “Putin’s friends” in the 2019 EP elections

by Nika Aleksejeva

Europe Government

Thu, May 16, 2019

Old Videos Repurposed as Anti-Immigrant Content Ahead of EP Elections

Recycled footage spreads on Twitter and Facebook in the lead-up to the European Parliament elections

by Nika Aleksejeva

Government Social Media

Tue, May 14, 2019

Far-Right Populists Dominate German Facebook Ahead of EP Elections

Populist party AfD garnered the highest engagement rates among major German parties on Facebook

by Daniel Weimert


Wed, Apr 24, 2019

Online Campaign Calls for Latvian Boycott of EU Parliament Election

A group of Facebook accounts targeted Latvian Facebook users, calling for a boycott of the May 25 European Parliament elections

Government Social Media

Wed, Apr 17, 2019

Social Media Spam Tactics in Indonesia

Inauthentic activity by spam accounts boosted pro-Jokowi hashtags just days before Indonesia general elections

Government Indonesia

Tue, Apr 9, 2019

#ElectionWatch: Bots on Both Sides in India

Automated accounts drive pro- and anti-Modi traffic

Government Social Media

Thu, Feb 28, 2019

#ElectionWatch: Loaded Language Ads Ahead of Estonian Elections

Kremlin-owned media reporting uncommonly inconsistent about election ad campaign

Estonia Government

Tue, Feb 19, 2019

#ElectionWatch: Insta-Deception Targets Ukraine

24 Instagram pages masqueraded as news aggregators in central and western Ukraine

Government Instagram