I employ social network analysis, open-source investigation and self-written code to research the political use of social media and the web, with a focus on fake news and disinformation.
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Tech companies' one-size-fits-all approach to bot-hunting seems to have dragged a number of innocent victims in its nets.
RIA FAN, a Russian news outlet with known connections to the Saint Petersburg "troll factory", announced its latest project: a website called USA Really, aimed at a U.S.-based audience.
As the Kremlin steps up its efforts to enforce Internet censorship, search engine data shows a growing number of Russians use Tor to circumvent content blocking.