Fighting propaganda: Twitter to label state-affiliated media accounts Labels will only be applied to accounts from the countries represented in the five permanent members of the UN Security Council: China, France, Russian Federation, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
12:45, 07 August 2020
U.S. protests backed by Russian pressure group CNN earlier disclosed in Ghana CNN and Twitter found accounts posing as belonging to U.S. residents were being set up and run from Ghana and Nigeria.
18:40, 05 June 2020
Zelensky extends ban on Russian social networks in Ukraine NSDC Secretary has been tasked with overseeing the implementation of the restriction.
12:20, 15 May 2020
Security chief in Ukraine roots for prolonging ban on Russian social networks Bakanov is convinced that the extension of the ban on Odnoklassniki and VKontakte will help protect Ukrainians from fake news and manipulation.
19:20, 10 April 2020
Ukraine security officials nab online troll spinning fake news on coronavirus The woman had been spinning disinformation in various online groups where she was an admin, with a total audience of nearly 100,000 subscribers.
23:50, 24 March 2020
Russia deploying coronavirus disinformation to sow panic in West, EU document says A specialist EU database has recorded almost 80 cases of disinformation about coronavirus since January 22.
16:40, 18 March 2020
Russia behind online trolls in EU, Africa, and Latin America – report Studies show that the same accounts in social networks are involved in the developments both in Chile and Barcelona.
21:45, 04 December 2019
Facebook says it removed 3.2 billion fake accounts – CBS News In addition to fighting fake accounts, Facebook has unveiled new safety and transparency protocols in order to better safeguard the U.S. election process and ensure the misinformation campaign that rocked the 2016 election is not repeated.
13:20, 14 November 2019
Sentsov shows his "only page on internet" Sentsov says the account on Twitter posing as his is fake.
11:40, 09 September 2019
Russian intel operatives posing as females in social networks trying to recruit Ukrainian military In one of the cases exposed, after establishing psychological contact, the "female friend" tried to convince the serviceman into gathering intelligence, promising to take him out to Russia where he would allegedly be provided with housing.
10:40, 14 August 2019
Facebook removes accounts from Russia, Ukraine, Thailand, Honduras Across the four countries, a total of 294 accounts and 1,509 pages were closed, Facebook said.
16:50, 25 July 2019
Pro-Kremlin media "spread false claims that EU has Nazi roots": EU Commissioner The security commissioner has revealed disinformation acts aimed at influencing EU elections.
13:40, 16 June 2019
Blocking of MP's profile on Facebook suggests social network recognizes "DPR" passports – OSINT group The move is seen as a consequence of his earlier reports on the unrecognized "DPR" passports in the occupied Donbas where "personal data" were disclosed.
13:00, 06 June 2019
Russian "troll slayer" goes undercover at troll factory, finds hundreds working in rotating shifts The whistleblower believed her work would help Facebook understand how its platform could be gamed, but no longer believes the fight against trolls is winnable.
16:05, 20 March 2019
EU Political Report: Winning friends back – Kremlin style Ukrainian intelligence sources have uncovered that the Kremlin is going to deploy basically the same tried and tested tactics as it used to great effect in Donbas back in 2014
16:40, 05 March 2019
Facebook prohibits foreign-funded ads for Ukraine election – media The company said it had also prohibited foreign-funded advertisements for Indonesia and Nigeria's elections.
13:20, 05 March 2019
Russia moves to mask its troops' digital trail with ban on smartphones Investigative sites have used social media posts to confirm Russia involvement in conflicts on foreign soil.
10:40, 20 February 2019
RFE/RL: Facebook vows to curb outside electoral ads ahead of Ukraine vote As part of the new measure, advertisers will need to be authorized to purchase political ads, and the company will give people additional information about advertisements related to politics and issues.
13:06, 29 January 2019
SBU fighting off Russian intel attempts to meddle in elections via social networks The agency handed over to the Facebook and Twitter management the information about the accounts identified that could be used by Russia as part of their hybrid aggression against Ukraine.
10:40, 25 January 2019