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What Happened When Facebook Employees Warned About Election Misinformation

WHAT HAPPENED 1. From Wednesday through Saturday there was a lot of content circulating which implied fraud in the election, at around 10% of all civic content and 1-2% of […]




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Germany Struggles to Stop Online Abuse Ahead of Election

“We have zero tolerance for hate speech and support the aims of NetzDG,” Facebook said in a statement. Twitter, which received around 833,000 complaints and removed roughly 81,000 posts during […]







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Extremists Find a Financial Lifeline on Twitch

Terpsichore Maras-Lindeman, a podcaster who fought to overturn the 2020 presidential election, recently railed against mask mandates to her 4,000 fans in a live broadcast and encouraged them to enter […]




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A Former Alt-Right YouTuber Explains His Methods

“There’s one way this is going to go,” he told the man. “You’re going to end up knocked down unconscious.”Over the more than two years he helped produce and publish […]




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Epoch Media Casts Wider Net to Spread Its Message Online

Right on Times does not disclose any partnership with Epoch, nor do the two websites share a unique digital identifier. But when it launched in October, its articles were posted […]




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Journalists Rebel at NewsNation, a Newcomer in Cable News

On Sept. 1, the day of the “NewsNation” premiere, Mr. Trump tweeted: “Good luck to Sean Compton, a winner at everything he does.” That night, the show drew an audience […]




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Are Private Messaging Apps the Next Misinformation Hot Spot?

So what’s your take? Are you concerned?KEVIN Honestly, not really?It’s obviously not great for public safety that neo-Nazis, far-right militias and other dangerous groups are finding ways to communicate and […]




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How the Biden Administration Can Help Solve Our Reality Crisis

It sounds a little dystopian, I’ll grant. But let’s hear them out.Right now, these experts said, the federal government’s response to disinformation and domestic extremism is haphazard and spread across […]




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They Found a Way to Limit Big Tech’s Power: Using the Design of Bitcoin

To hear more audio stories from publishers like The New York Times, download Audm for iPhone or Android.SAN FRANCISCO — Jack Dorsey, Twitter’s chief executive, publicly wrestled this month with […]