Facebook Disinformation

How Real Activists Learned Facebook Was Deleting Their Protest Page for ‘Inauthentic Behavior’

Facebook’s definition of "authentic" is complicated because disinformation campaigns are complicated.
Sarah Emerson

Watch Protesters Shame DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen Out of a Mexican Restaurant

The Metro DC DSA claimed responsibility for the demonstration.
Samantha Cole

'Techsploitation' Demonstrators Blocked Google and Apple Buses With Scooters

Activists in San Francisco used scooters and tech buses to protest the industry’s presence in the city.
Sarah Emerson
Павел Дуров

Russians Take to the Streets to Protest Telegram Ban

After weeks of feuding between the Russian government and Telegram, thousands of protesters and activists flooded Moscow’s streets demanding a free internet.
Mack DeGeurin
ruh roh

An Alleged $660 Million ICO Scam Sparked a Protest In Vietnam

Modern Tech JSC disappeared without a trace, allegedly leaving investors in the lurch.
Jordan Pearson

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
LOL, Your Favorite 90s Porn Site, Is Now Protesting the Trump Presidency

Somethingsomething Deep Throat.
Sarah Emerson

This Video Features 9 Hours of Pro-Net Neutrality Comments Read in a Soothing Voice

Mozilla recorded a selection of the more than 40,000 messages it has received.
Louise Matsakis

‘Twitter and Tear Gas’ Looks at How Protest Is Fueled and Crushed by the Internet

The new book from Zeynep Tufekci looks at how the web has helped demonstrations take off around the globe, but also made them harder to sustain.
Bruce Schneier
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
Wicked Burn

This Indie Space Network Launched the ‘First Protest in Space’ Targeting Trump

'LOOK AT THAT, YOU SON OF A BITCH' reads a suborbital tweet paraphrasing Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell.
Becky Ferreira
Side Effects

Someone Put the Tiananmen Square ‘Tank Man’ Image in the Bitcoin Blockchain to Troll China

TFW you accidentally do a free speech.
Jordan Pearson