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This article published by Scientific American brings attention to medical misinformation which leads thousands of Americans astray everyday.
Investors filed resolutions in November with concerns about whether or not the money they spent helped to spread misinformation on the companies' digital platforms. These resolutions were just made public and bring attention to real concerns about misinformation and the role that digital ads play in spreading false information.
Media intelligence platform Zignal Labs found that conversations about election fraud fell by 73% since a ban was placed on Trump's social media accounts. The company has been monitoring this activity since January 9, 2021.
The five-minute deepfake video message created of Queen Elizabeth shows her speaking on a variety of controversial issues that have occurred in the past year. The video itself came with mixed reviews. Some claimed it was not impressive and others said it is an example of how controversial and dangerous deepfakes can be.
Russian government hackers breached the Treasury and Commerce departments, along with other U.S. government agencies, as part of a global espionage campaign that stretches back months, according to people familiar with the matter.
In an interview with the Associated Press, Attorney General William Barr explains that the Justice Department has found no evidence of widespread voter fraud during the 2020 presidential election that could have changed the result of the election. The article also explains the claims made by Trump and Justice Department findings on the issue.
Despite fears that election night and the results of the election would give rise to protests and violence, the week of the election actually ran smoothly. This article by the New York Times compares the expectations that were held for election night and the actual events that occurred in the days following election night.