outlet…o cases, an identical domain registrar. All of these similarities suggest a degree of coordination. @DFRLab’s analysis suggests that Facebook pages masqueraded as supposedly independent news outlets or fact-checking sites. These pages then proceeded to amplify highly biased political messaging, while simultaneously using a public Facebook group to fuse and commingle their biased narratives.
…acedonia it’s a sign of a growing culture of the far-right movement in the European online climate. The usage of Bannon’s image comes after he recently opened a foundation called The Movement, based in Brussels and which aims to advise and support populist forces across Europe.
A network of websites and social media pages which have been traced to Iran posted pro-Tehran articles mixed in with content taken from bona fide websites, and shared content attacking Saudi Arabia and U.S. President Donald Trump, according to the traces the operation left online.
And right as Wikipedia’s position as arbiter of truth has become most important, the dystopian forces that have laid waste to the rest of the informational landscape threaten the last, best utopian project of the first internet boom.