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Facebook to launch a political ads library in India next month

Facebook will put all political ads on its platform in India in a searchable online library starting next month. This library will contain contact information of the ad buyers and their official regulatory certificates, which have to match their government-issued documents, reports Reuters.... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Facebook, Elections, News, Internet, Government, India, Social Media, Policy, Political Ads, Fake News, Election Integrity, Lok Sabha Elections 2019


Facebook suspends Philippines media company’s accounts for scamming

Facebook has banned Twinmark Media Enterprises, a Philippines digital marketing group, because it was using fake accounts, leading users to ad farms, and selling access to their Facebook pages to increase distribution. “This organization has repeatedly violated our misrepresentation and spam... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Facebook, Elections, News, Instagram, Internet, Social Media, Policy, Philippines, Misinformation, Fake News, Election Integrity, Twinmark Media Enterprises


Facebook, Google, Twitter to assist ECI in keeping polls clean: report

Social media companies Google, Facebook and Twitter have assured the Election Commission that their platforms won’t be used for anything which affects polls during the campaign period, reports The Hindu. A committee under Senior Deputy Election Commissioner Umesh Sinha contacted the regional... ...
Tags: Travel, Google, Facebook, Twitter, Elections, News, Internet, Social Media, Election Commission, Facebook Google Twitter, Google Facebook and Twitter, Election Integrity, Lok Sabha Elections 2019, Umesh Sinha


Senate Republicans Vote Against Increased Funds for Election Security

States have urged the federal government to provide more funding in order to beef up cybersecurity in voting systems, but Republicans in Congress just don’t think it’s the right time to do it. On Wednesday, an amendment to allocate $250 million for election security was rejected by the Senate on partisan lines.Read more...
Tags: Science, Congress, Senate, Vote, Election Integrity


Facebook shuts down disinformation network targeting US elections

Facebook has shut down a disinformation network of 32 accounts and pages which were putting out divisive messaging ahead of the upcoming US mid-term elections in November. Facebook said the accounts stands suspended for “coordinated inauthentic behavior”. These accounts were created... ...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, News, US, Social Media, Us Elections, Cambridge Analytica, Election Integrity, Facebook. Fake news


Twitter is holding off on fixing verification policy to focus on election integrity

Twitter is pausing its work on overhauling its verification process, which provides a blue checkmark to public figures, in favor of election integrity, Twitter product lead Kayvon Beykpour tweeted today. That’s because, as we approach another election season, “updating our verification program isn’t a top priority for us right now (election integrity is),” he wrote on Twitter this afternoon. Last November, Twitter paused its account verifications as it tried to figure out a way to address con...
Tags: Social, Twitter, Tech, Policy, Kayvon Beykpour, Charlottesville Virginia, Beykpour, Verification, Election Integrity, Jason Keller


Even a Novice Hacker Could Breach the Network Hosting Kris Kobach's Bogus Voter Fraud Program

A program overseen by the head of President Trump’s so-called “election integrity” commission—which is now largely a tool for driving conspiracy theories about “massive voter fraud” in the United States—is placing the personal data of millions of American voters at risk, according to internal records and security…Read more...
Tags: Science, United States, Trump, Kris Kobach, Election Integrity, Voter Fraud Fraud, Bogus Voter Fraud Program


Vice chair of 'Election Integrity' group repeatedly backed Trump's unfounded claim that millions voted illegally

The man Donald Trump appointed Thursday to be vice chair of a commission to investigate voter fraud repeatedly backed Trump's unfounded charge that millions voted illegally in the 2016 election.
Tags: Cnn, Donald Trump, Trump, Election Integrity