American #Election2020 roundup: “Facebook allegedly went soft on Trump allies who violated rules… “Fact-Checking the Presidential Race…

In Uncategorized on November 2, 2020 at 10:38

Facebook regularly deals with accusations of anti-conservative bias, but a new report suggests it may have been particularly forgiving. Washington Post sources say Facebook has limited punishment for Donald Trump allies who repeatedly violate rules a…

The 2020 Election Collection: Fact-Checking the Presidential Race

For the I am a Voter campaign, 48 artists created new “I Voted” stickers. New Yorkmagazine has special print editions with the cover as a sheet of 12 stickers with the images.

Mozilla and the SMAT (Social Media Analysis Toolkit) team have produced a free interactive network map showing the Twitter connections of US politicians. The live graph depicts who the likes of President Trump and Joe Biden are interacting with in the build-up to the 2020 presidential election. It’s designed to expose the networks of influence that can adversely affect elections and offer insights into communities, sectarianism, and suspicious influences. The tool’s creators selected the seed politicians from Twitter lists compiled by C-SPAN (Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network). They then added the accounts to the graph as circular nodes. You can click on an individual node…

Big Tech’s Election Plans Have a Blind Spot: Influencers

Platforms like Facebook and Google are sharing their plans to pause political ads around Election Day. That’s won’t stop all paid campaigning.



12 Cyber Threats That Could Wreak Havoc on the Election

From targeted misinformation to manipulated data, these are the cybersecurity concerns election officials worry about most.

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