We’re being manipulated on the internet without our knowledge. Social bots have begun plaguing social networks. Here are five tips to help spot suspicious accounts.
The European Commission said it "cannot negotiate forever" and plans fine social media companies that do not comply with stricter consumer laws. Facebook and Twitter have until the end of 2018 before sanctions kick in.
The conflict over migrants and murders is being waged more on social media than on the street. Far-right groups dominated the discourse around Kandel, but Chemnitz was another matter.
Facebook and Twitter have removed hundreds of accounts believed to be tied to Russia and Iran. The social media giants are under pressure to crack down on disinformation campaigns aimed at disrupting the US midterms.
Twitterbots have a bad rap — that all they do is spread false news. But some are creative geniuses, and computer scientist Tony Veale told DW why.
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