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The Russian government is using a Twitter loophole to spread disinformation

15/03/2022

In February this year, reports surfaced on Twitter and Facebook that the Ukrainian government was undertaking a mass genocide of civilians. Around the same time, conspiracy theorists began saying Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy was an agent of the “New World Order”. These claims have been thoroughly...
In February this year, reports surfaced on Twitter and Facebook that the Ukrainian was undertaking a mass genocide of civilians. Around the same time, conspiracy theorists began saying Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy was an agent of the “New World Order”. These claims have been thoroughly debunked, but not before attracting millions of views and offering a purported justification for Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. More recently, Russian and Chinese officials have claimed the United States has funded bioweapons research in Ukraine. Social media has played a crucial role in the spread of these and other false claims. We have identified…This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Twitter
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