August 20, 2019Democratic Republic of Congo
The proliferation of disinformation online amidst the DRC’s outbreak of the Ebola virus is a serious threat to global health. Efforts to curb bad information and conspiracy theories on social media a…
May 17, 2018Digital Policy
New Facebook data reveals that foreign advertisers may have tried to influence the upcoming Irish referendum on abortion. More proof that ad transparency initiatives for social media are necessary to…
April 25, 2018United States
The 2018 U.S. midterms are less than eight months away, and Congress has done nothing to close loopholes that enable political advertising on social media to fuel disinformation and division. Time fo…
January 10, 2019Central Africa
After protesters used social media apps to topple dictators during the Arab Spring, governments in Africa are adopting a new tactic to curtail their influence: taxing social media usage.
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August 14, 2017Israel
A Palestinian-American activist's 2012 tweet unleashes a firestorm. But Zionism, good or bad, is not that weird.