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search engines

How Russia Polices Yandex, Its Most Popular Search Engine

Google said it would demote Russia Today and Sputnik, but the Russian government has tried to control what news appears on Yandex for years.
Louise Matsakis
11.24.17
fake news
fake news

Eric Schmidt Says Google News Will 'Engineer' Russian Propaganda Out of the Feed

“It’s basically RT and Sputnik,” he said on Saturday.
Justin Ling
11.20.17
Boty Politic
Boty Politic

The Bots That Are Changing Politics

A taxonomy of politibots, a swelling force in global elections that cannot be ignored.
Renee DiResta
John Little
Jonathon Morgan
Lisa Maria Neudert
Ben Nimmo
11.2.17
Soft Power
Soft Power

In the Midst of Global Turmoil, Russia’s Science Community Reboots

I took a five-day tour of Russia’s leading scientific research centers. This is what I saw.
Becky Ferreira
5.30.17
terror
terror

ISIS's Mobile App Developers Are in Crisis Mode

The terror group's forays in social tech may prove to be a high-risk, high-cost experiment.
Rita Katz
6.3.16
Culture
Culture

A Jihadist Magazine is Trying Its Hand at Science Fiction

This story is included in “Kybernetiq,” a German-language magazine with a particular focus on technology and cybersecurity.
Joseph Cox
1.18.16
videos
videos

Is Your Teenager an Evil Hacker Mastermind?

Maybe! The UK's National Crime Agency has some words of caution.
Michael Byrne
12.28.15
politics
politics

This Augmented Reality App Reveals the 'Truth' Behind Political Campaigns

Ahead of Sunday's elections in Venezuela, an app "reveals" hidden messages in campaign ads to highlight political propaganda.
DJ Pangburn
12.5.15
ISIS
ISIS

ISIS Now Has a Propaganda Site on the Dark Web

The new site is a mirror of existing material.
Joseph Cox
11.16.15
Twitter
Twitter

The Royal Spanish Botnet Army

Researchers uncovered a propaganda network that spewed more than 41,000 tweets about Spanish rulers and politics.
J.M. Porup
9.28.15
Twitter
Twitter

The Meme that Was Supposed to Take Down ISIS

An anime character has failed to gain the popularity of the extremist militant movement.
Christopher Hutton
9.23.15
Features
Features

You’ve Been Revealed as an Ashley Madison User. Now What?

The fight for one’s personal reputation in an era of leaks is now an all out war, replete with propaganda, decoys, and takedowns.
DJ Pangburn
9.21.15