Neowin News Feed for: Propaganda Neowin News Feed for: Propaganda en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Twitter bans hundreds of state-affiliated propaganda accounts from Russia and Iran <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Twitter has announced that it has banned hundreds of state-affiliated propaganda accounts from Russia, Iran, and Armenia. The problematic accounts were engaged in platform manipulation. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Wed, 24 Feb 2021 06:12:01 +0000 Amazon paying some employees to defend company on Twitter <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>It has been revealed that Amazon has several employees running to its defence on Twitter when people criticise it. The so-called FC ambassadors traded in their packing jobs for the new role. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Fri, 24 Aug 2018 14:52:02 +0000 Reddit CEO admits deletion of "a few hundred" Russian propaganda accounts <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Reddit CEO Steve Huffman has outlined the current plan of action against Russian spambots, how American users unwittingly spread Russian propaganda, and the review of a number of subreddits. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sharath Ravishankar) Tue, 06 Mar 2018 07:36:01 +0000 Facebook now shows if your account was influenced by Russian propaganda <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A new tool that the company first introduced last month is now live and allows users to check if they follow accounts associated with Russian propaganda. This does not extend to sharing their content. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Muhammad Jarir Kanji) Sun, 24 Dec 2017 01:02:02 +0000 Facebook partners with Google and local media to stop fake news in Europe <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Facebook and Google are relying on local media to tackle fake news in France and Germany. EU authorities are worried fake news is being used to influence local elections and destabilize the region. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Mon, 06 Feb 2017 14:48:01 +0000 Twitter not liable for the rise of ISIS on its service, court rules <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A U.S. court judge has decided that Twitter is not responsible for terrorist content on its service, after a widow sued it for allegedly giving ISIS a voice to spread their propaganda. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Justin Luna) Thu, 11 Aug 2016 10:36:01 +0000 North Korean citizens become more globally aware via piracy <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1241265847x.jpg" alt="" /></div>A new report suggests that North Korea&#039;s population is becoming more aware of the world outside of their country through pirated content, such as western movies and music. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Ferson) Sat, 26 May 2012 20:24:08 +0000 North Korea makes Twitter debut <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/754977705twitter_newbird_boxed_whiteonblue.png" alt="" /></div>In a move that's sure to have the world scratching its head, the secretive nation of North Korea is the newest member of Twitter. North Korea has begun micro-blogging under the name @uriminzok, stepping up... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Joshua Seed) Tue, 17 Aug 2010 04:43:38 +0000 China outlines plans to use Internet for global propaganda <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>China is infamous for their Internet censorship and the &ldquo;great firewall of China,&rdquo; but a leaked speech to the Standing Committee of the national People&rsquo;s Congress on April 29 contains rhetoric that implies a Chinese... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tzvi Friedman) Wed, 14 Jul 2010 16:33:24 +0000