Conservative activists are becoming more and more powerful in identifying books on school shelves. Counties in Texas began requiring parental consent for books; in UtahNot only do parents have the power to control which books their children check out, but they have equal standing with teachers to challenge and review books for inclusion in the … Read more
But in trying to do that, show one more thing: The most popular content on Facebook is often horrific, recycled generic memes. It’s not necessarily surprising that reposts of already popular memes get views on Facebook, but it is “necessary to monitor where the attention this content gains are directed” to catch attempts to divert … Read more
This was the first time an influence operation promoting US interests abroad had been discovered and removed from social media platforms.