Rappler's latest stories on online propaganda
According to the researchers, the 4 techniques are a form of a broader online manipulation strategy called 'source hacking'
Trolls take advantage of weaknesses in society, and the fix involves not just technological means but more so educating people
'Everything about Hillary Clinton had to be negative and you really had to tear into her. It was all about the leaked email, the corruption scandals, and the fact that she is super rich,' says a former Russian troll
Over the weekend, Rappler receives nearly 30 reports about fake news on the Catholic Church. The fake news items spare no one, from Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle to Pope Francis himself.
The same techniques detailed in Robert Mueller's Russia-Trump indictment are pervasive here and have accomplished the same goal as the Russians': sow discord
Suspicious and fake Facebook accounts share common practices, forming a nest that spreads and repeats lies and propaganda
There is a lot of manipulation happening online The Internet has transformed into a lawless arena where gladiators compete for our likes shares eyeballs clicks
Black propaganda should have no place among marketers Our marketing tools may now be digital but what has not and should not change is our ethics