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The Shift: Facebook Had a Good Election Day. But It Can’t Let Up Now.

The Shift Facebook Had a Good Election Day. But It Can’t Let Up Now. ImageFacebook’s war room at its headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., where workers monitored election-related content on the social network.CreditCreditMonica Davey/Epa By Kevin Roose Nov. 7, 2018 After an Election Day largely free of viral social media misinformation, and with little trace […]

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Disinformation Spreads on WhatsApp Ahead of Brazilian Election

Disinformation Spreads on WhatsApp Ahead of Brazilian Election Image Fernando Haddad, Brazil’s presidential candidate for the Workers Party. Political messages on WhatsApp have targeted voters ahead of Brazil’s fiercely contested presidential election. CreditCreditLeo Correa/Associated Press By Mike Isaac and Kevin Roose Oct. 19, 2018 SAN FRANCISCO — Over the past few months, the 120 million […]