propublica.org Jan 04, 2022
Fewer Political Groups Were Removed From Facebook Between Election Day and Jan. 6 Removal dates for about 2,000 public U.S. political groups between August 2020 and March 2021 Note: Political Facebook groups were identified out of a sample of roughly 100,000. Source: A ProPublica-Washington Post ana . . .
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propublica.org Nov 29, 2021Craig Silverman
How Steve Bannon Has Exploited Google Ads to Monetize Extremism Google kicked Bannon off YouTube because of his violent rhetoric but still sent ad dollars to his website that promotes misinformation about the election and the pandemic. Google also confirmed to ProPublica that it has at times blocked . . .
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propublica.org Sep 22, 2021Craig Silverman
ProPublica Read More Facebook Grew Marketplace to 1 Billion Users. Before You Get StartedOnline marketplaces are fertile ground for identity theft, and Facebook Marketplace is no exception, with scam artists quietly taking over legitimate user accounts to add authenticity to their cons. As mentioned . . .
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