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Twitter Bots Poised to Spread Disinformation Before Election

Be aware: Fake Twitter accounts will very likely sow disinformation in the few remaining days before Election Day on Nov. 3.This week, researchers at...

17 Players in Five States, Composing Over the Internet

Last month, I did something I used to do often before the pandemic: I watched a rehearsal. But this time it wasn’t a matter...

Instagram Tries Clamping Down on Misinformation

Instagram on Thursday took aim at the spread of misinformation on its platform, announcing that it would temporarily eliminate users’ ability to view some...

What Went Viral This Week

Here at Daily Distortions, we try to debunk false and misleading information that has gone viral. We also want to give you a sense...

Amazon and Google’s True Advantage

This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays.My colleagues wrote about the eye-popping sales...

How Three Election-Related Falsehoods Spread

Falsehoods about Tuesday’s election have overwhelmed local election officials, who said they were dealing with “tsunamis of misinformation,” have lost sleep and were working...

The Future of Enterprise Search: Visual, Voice & Vertical

Part of what makes the search industry exciting is that it is fast-moving and applicable for every type of marketer, industry, and situation.Most recently...

Big Tech Continues Its Surge Ahead of the Rest of the Economy

While the rest of the U.S. economy languished earlier this year, the tech industry’s biggest companies seemed immune to the downturn, surging as the...