Human Nature Spreads Fake News Faster Than the Truth

Published on March 12, 2018

Who’s to blame for the spread of fake news? Common suspected culprits are Russian bots…

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Are Tech Titans Just Tools for Russian Meddling in U.S. Politics?

Published on February 27, 2018

Social media platforms are powerful. There’s no denying that. Even in the early days of…

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1.4 Million Twitter Users Tricked by Russian Spam Accounts in 2016 Election

Published on February 6, 2018

Russian involvement in the 2016 United States presidential election has been a volatile point of contention…

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Facebook Will Likely Have to Testify About Those Russian Ads

Published on September 19, 2017

Any banking app developer online during last year’s contentious U.S. presidential election knows that the…

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Tech Companies Stamp Out Neo-Nazis After Charlottesville

Published on August 17, 2017

The events this weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia, shocked the nation, and Trump’s equivocating response threw…

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Airbnb Kicks Alt-Right Extremists to the Curb Before Protest

Published on August 11, 2017

One of the recurring themes in the tech world during the Trump era so far…

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Trump, Putin, and the Absurd “Cyber Security Unit”

Published on July 10, 2017

Cybersecurity issues have been weighing on the minds of Seattle IoT app developers lately, especially…

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It’s Twitter vs the Government in a Battle Over Free Speech

Published on April 7, 2017

As if President Trump’s relationship to tech wasn’t already fraught enough, Twitter announced yesterday that…

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EU Cracks Down on Consumer Rights Violations on Social Media

Published on March 20, 2017

In this era of “fake news,” hateful trolling, and increasing privacy concerns, the negative aspects…

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What Happens When App Growth Hacking Backfires

Published on February 6, 2017

If, like the vast majority of Americans, you have a phone and a few friends,…

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