Russia Is Not The Only Campaign Disinformation Purveyor

Campaign disinformation troll houses have become synonymous with Russia. There is no doubt that Russia is interfering in the 2020 elections. But there are other players playing in the social media arena who are also trying to manipulate elections in other countries. Some of them are American. Social media platforms have become voter outreach centers… Read More Russia Is Not The Only Campaign Disinformation Purveyor

How Facebook and Twitter Can End Political Interference Easily

The Russians interfered in the 2016 elections. They are also interfering in the 2020 elections. Their preferred platforms are Facebook and Twitter. For their part, Facebook and Twitter are addressing foreign interference in the political process through ever more complex and evolving schemes that have not stopped the political interference via their platforms. What Facebook… Read More How Facebook and Twitter Can End Political Interference Easily

Russian Disinformation Details Are Lessons for Guerrilla Marketers

In yesterday’s post we looked at two reports released on Monday investigating the misuse of social media platforms by the Russians to influence American voters. All companies can learn from the Russian abuse for their online marketing campaigns. The Russian-tied company, Internet Research Agency, provides a good blueprint on what it takes to leverage social… Read More Russian Disinformation Details Are Lessons for Guerrilla Marketers

My Unintended Consequences Courtesy of the Russian Trolls

Unless you are completely isolated from the news or living under a rock, you likely know that the Russian interference of the 2016 elections is consuming the news cycles. There is new news that the Russians are at it again, this time targeting the mid-term elections. The Russian trolls are disrupting the social media channels… Read More My Unintended Consequences Courtesy of the Russian Trolls