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Study: Russian Twitter bots sent 45k Brexit tweets close to vote

To what extent — and how successfully — did Russian backed agents use social media to influence the UK’s Brexit vote? Yesterday Facebook admitted it had linked some Russian accounts to Brexit-related ad buys and/or the spread of political misinformation on its platform, though it hasn’t yet disclosed how many accounts ...

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Facebook open sources Open/R distributed networking software

Facebook is no stranger when it comes to open sourcing its computing knowledge. Over the years, it has consistently created software and hardware internally, then transferred that wisdom to the open source community to let them have it. Today, it announced it was open sourcing its modular network routing software ...

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Jack Dorsey saddened by Japan’s ‘Twitter killer’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Takahiro Shiraishi was arrested after police found several people’s body parts in his home Twitter’s chief executive has said a case in which an alleged serial killer is said to have lured victims by searching the social network for suicidal thoughts is “extremely sad”. ...

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Zimbabwe’s Mugabe ‘under house arrest’ after army takeover

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMaj Gen Sibusiso Moyo read out a statement on national TV early on Wednesday Zimbabwe’s military has placed President Robert Mugabe under house arrest in the capital Harare, South African President Jacob Zuma says. Mr Mugabe told Mr Zuma in a phone ...

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Mets interested in pursuing Shohei Otani: sources

ORLANDO — The Mets may throw their hat into the ring for Japanese star Shohei Otani, multiple industry sources confirmed Tuesday night. They would join the Yankees and other big-market teams possibly vying for the right to land the 23-year-old two-way standout. It is also a long ...

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Mighty Quinn: November 15 – NY Daily News

Request from Steve (Daddy Faddy) Malone, owner of Faddy Malone’s in Levittown: “Tom Farrell, ex-NYPD Captain, came into Faddy’s with his daughter, Gabriella ‘Gabby’ Farrell (New York Sharks Defensive MVP 2017) and asked if the New York Sharks Pro Football Team could get a little ink from ...

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