2016 election

WHO'S THAT

Facebook Is Testing a Feature to Tell You If That DM Came from Russia

Facebook has faced a wave of misinformation and scam campaigns. Users may soon have more information about that unsolicited direct message, judging by a new feature Facebook is currently trying out.
Joseph Cox
7.10.18
rsvp

I Unknowingly Went to a Trump Protest Organized by Russian Agents

My understanding of protests changed after recently discovering the origins of a “Not My President” march I attended a few days after Trump’s election.
Caroline Haskins
11.22.17
ADVERTISING

Social Media Experts Say the Russian Trolls Suck at Facebook

You don’t even have to be good at Facebook to reach millions of voters
Louise Matsakis
11.3.17
irony

It Looks Like Facebook Bought Google Ads to Combat Its Russian Ad Scandal

Fight fire with fire?
Louise Matsakis
10.10.17
Comey Hearing

Comey: Russians Targeted ‘Hundreds’ of Entities in Election Hacking

Former FBI director James Comey's testimony is a solid reminder that the Russian hacking campaign went far beyond the Democratic National Committee and John Podesta.
Joseph Cox
6.8.17
Muckrock

Billionaire Trump Funder Also Paid for Milo Yiannopoulos’ College Speaking Tour

University of Washington records confirm Yiannopoulos’ speaking fee as zero dollars, and entirely self-financed.
Matt Guariglia
3.27.17
Donald Trump

‘Spezgiving’: How Reddit’s CEO Tried And Failed to Troll the Trolls

“TIFU by editing some comments and creating an unnecessary controversy...”
Roisin Kiberd
12.5.16
Donald Trump

A Surgeon and a CEO Land the Top Health Jobs in Trump’s Administration

Tom Price has been nominated to lead Health and Human Services, while Seema Verma will head Medicaid and Medicare.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.29.16
Canada

The Threat of a Brain Drain Under a Trump Presidency Is Real

Top science and tech talent could choose to set up in other countries that are more hospitable to their work.
Kate Lunau
11.9.16
dogs

Look At All These Cool Dogs Who Came Out to Vote

Democracy never looked so cute.
Sarah Emerson
11.8.16
nasa

The Seven Best Webcams to Watch to Get Rid of Election Jitters

We’ve got puppies and kittens aplenty; we’ve got space views and sun flares galore.
Becky Ferreira
11.8.16
Donald Trump

Twitter Election Bots Hide Tons of Reply Spam Behind Boring Themed Accounts

From food to zombies, boring accounts are being used to blow up the mentions of Twitter influencers.
Shawn Musgrave
11.4.16
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