The Limited Room for Russian Troll Influence in 2016

2020-12-14T20:30:05+00:00

Lawfare Joshua A. Tucker October 27, 2020 In this essay for Lawfare, our co-director, Joshua Tucker, argues that the impact of foreign electoral interference on social media is overblown.

The Limited Room for Russian Troll Influence in 20162020-12-14T20:30:05+00:00

What’s the strategy of Russia’s Internet trolls? We analyzed their tweets to find out.

2019-10-08T00:39:18+00:00

The Washington Post Franziska Roescher, Leon Yin, Richard Bonneau, Jonathan Nagler, and Joshua A Tucker November 19, 2018 As U.S. citizens cast their ballots in this month’s midterm election, Facebook announced its suspicions that the Russia-based Internet Research Agency (IRA) was attempting to interfere. But what, exactly, was the online strategy of this “troll farm” that special counsel Robert S. Mueller III had already indicted in connection...

What’s the strategy of Russia’s Internet trolls? We analyzed their tweets to find out.2019-10-08T00:39:18+00:00

Putin’s archrival has weaponized YouTube and turned it against the Kremlin

2019-09-14T22:09:32+00:00

Vice News Greg Walters January 8, 2018 Three days before New Year’s Eve, Russian anti-Kremlin, underground hero Alexei Navalny posted a video to YouTube calling for nationwide protests against Russia’s “sham” presidential election in March. But there was one problem: YouTube immediately blocked it...

Putin’s archrival has weaponized YouTube and turned it against the Kremlin2019-09-14T22:09:32+00:00