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Facebook’s Instagram Has Up To 95 Million Bots

Facebook’s Instagram Has Up To 95 Million Bots

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?Up to 95 million Instagram users may be bots, according to a new study conducted by research firm Ghost Data for The Information.

 

In its most recent study, Ghost Data estimates 9.5% of Instagram users are bots. In 2015, using the same methodology, the firm found about 7.9% of Instagram users were bots. That analysis came after Instagram announced it had conducted a purge of millions of the fake accounts. At the time, Instagram had 300 million users.  -The Information

 

Ghost Data reached their conclusion after buying 20,000 bots to analyze their behavior. The firm then matched said behavior with around 1 million accounts, and found that they were very active among the followers of popular Instagram accounts. When they did post content, (more…)

$400 million in illegally moved Russian money funneled into Hilary Clinton’s 2016 campaign

$400 million in illegally moved Russian money funneled into Hilary Clinton’s 2016 campaign

Russian President Vladimir Putin told the press on Monday that associates of London-based financier William F. Browder had funneled $400 million untaxed dollars into Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign which left Russia illegally.

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Putin Claims US Intelligence Agents Funneled $400 Million to Clinton Campaign

Putin Claims US Intelligence Agents Funneled $400 Million to Clinton Campaign

putin(ZHE) — Vladimir Putin made a bombshell claim during Monday’s joint press conference with President Trump in Helsinki, Finland, when the Russian President said some $400 million in illegally earned profits was funneled to the Clinton campaign by associates of American-born British financier Bill Browder – at one time the largest foreign portfolio investors in Russia. The scheme […]Source: Putin Claims US Intelligence Agents Funneled $400 Million to Clinton Campaign

Japan: 3.2 million people flee unprecedented floods while M6.1 earthquake hits main Honshu Island

Japan: 3.2 million people flee unprecedented floods while M6.1 earthquake hits main Honshu Island

While Japan is devastated by unprecedented floods – dozens of dead and 1.6 million people evacuated – a M6.1 earthquake, now donwgraded to M5.9 by USGS, has hit off the eastern coast of the main island of Honshu near Tokyo. Torrential rain has caused heavy flooding and landslides in south-west Japan. Dozens of people have […]

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Twitter Purges 70 Million Accounts in 2 Months, Equal to 20% of Active Users

Twitter Purges 70 Million Accounts in 2 Months, Equal to 20% of Active Users

Twitter #DNCLeak(ZHE) — Twitter is purging accounts at a rapid pace – suspending over a 70 million accounts in two months as it ramps up its battle against “fake and suspicious” accounts, reports the Washington Post. The social media giant has more than doubled its rate of suspensions since October, when the company suggested that Russia used fake accounts to manipulate the […]Source: Twitter Purges 70 Million Accounts in 2 Months, Equal to 20% of Active Users

Twitter reportedly suspended 70 million accounts in past two months in crackdown – The Verge

Twitter suspended 70 million accounts in in the past two months as part of a crackdown on malicious activity on its platform, according to a report in The Washington Post. The rate of suspensions for May and June is reportedly twice the company’ October 2017 suspension rate.
“The company has faced increasing pressure”

The company has been widely criticized for years over seemingly lax efforts to police bad actors, including abusive users. As the scope of Russian disinformation campaigns were revealed, Twitter, along with Facebook, has faced increasing pressure from the public to stop trolls and spam.
more: https://www.theverge.com/2018/7/6/17542480/twitter-account-suspensions-crackdown

Syrian Government Calls on 5 Million Refugees to Return Home

Syrian Government Calls on 5 Million Refugees to Return Home

Syrian Refugees(ANTIWAR.COM) — With rebel territory shrinking all the time, the Syrian government has publicly called on refugees of the war, in excess of 5 million people, to begin returning home. They say the terrorists have mostly been expelled. Looking at a map, this makes sense. The ISIS caliphate is gone. The rebels are expelled from metro Damascus, and […]Source: Syrian Government Calls on 5 Million Refugees to Return Home

Army to Spend $450 Million on Upgrades to M1 Tanks, Strykers

Army to Spend $450 Million on Upgrades to M1 Tanks, Strykers

The U.S. Army recently decided to spend $451 million to upgrade M1 Abrams tanks and Stryker combat vehicles.
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