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Cyber Front Z, a Russian troll operation ousted from Facebook, was clumsy, ineffective, according to Meta

by AJ Vicens

The details were part of the company's larger quarterly adversarial threat report.

How recent disinformation campaigns tied to Russia, Pakistan blended fake engagement with real life

by Jeff Stone

Measuring the amorphous impact of such ephemeral social media operations remains challenging.

With an eye on election interference, Facebook scrubs networks of phony Russian accounts

by Sean Lyngaas

It’s the latest in a series of scrubs Facebook has made for foreign influence operations heading into the U.S. presidential election.

US sanctions Russian agent for 2020 election interference efforts, alleged IRA trolls

by Shannon Vavra

The Treasury Department is sanctioning four Russia-linked individuals for their efforts to interfere in the 2020 U.S. presidential elections and U.S. politics.

Russia's IRA used phony news accounts on Facebook to discuss QAnon, coronavirus

by Jeff Stone

Meanwhile, the company caught an American firm violating foreign interference rules.

Twitter removes nearly 6,000 accounts spreading Saudi-backed propaganda

by Jeff Stone

Many of the tweets spouting anti-Qatar and anti-Iranian messaging, often in Arabic.