The heat is on internet giants Facebook and Twitter as they scramble to make their platforms less vunerable to manipulation, but at the same time are under fire from US President Donald Trump who says they are biased against him.
Russian social media trolls reportedly helped stoke the 'yellow vest' protests — France's largest demonstrations in years. DW talked to social media experts to find out more.
Millions of Facebook users may have had their photos exposed to third-party applications due to a bug, the company managers said. The latest issue caps a year of embarrassing privacy breaches for the social media giant.
A new report reignites the idea that social media users can be manipulated by misinformation, enabling a variety of actors to trigger violence between different groups. Morgan Meaker reports.
Court documents reveal how Trump's former personal lawyer helped the investigation into Russian election meddling. The president went on a Twitter tirade before the special counsel filings were set to be made.
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