Conspiracy

Platform News: Facebook on a smartphone

Facebook removes hundreds of QAnon conspiracy groups

Facebook has said it had removed nearly 800 QAnon conspiracy groups for articles celebrating violence, showing intent to use weapons, or bringing followers with patterns of violent...

Platform Industry News: Twitter

Twitter to suspend accounts tweeting about QAnon conspiracy theory

Twitter has said it would effectively ban accounts that violate its policies while tweeting about QAnon, a fringe group that claims “deep-state” traitors are plotting a...

Platform News: Facebook and WhatsApp messaging service

Coronavirus conspiracies go viral on Whatsapp as crisis deepens

On Sunday morning, a viral outbreak in the Dutch city of Utrecht infected more than 60 people in less than hour. Unlike the coronavirus, however, the infection happened on WhatsApp...

Platform News: Microsoft-owned professional networking giant LinkedIn

Two plead guilty in conspiracy involving Uber, LinkedIn, others – U.S. Justice Dept

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two hackers pleaded guilty in federal court on Wednesday for a conspiracy to extract bounties from Uber Technologies Inc, LinkedIn and other corporatio...