Teaching kids how to run disinformation campaigns so they can recognize them

Russia’s disinformation campaign during the 2016 US presidential election rocked social media companies like Facebook and Twitter to their core. Now, kids attending the Defcon conference are learning how to create their own bot army. But the organizers behind the r00tz Asylum, Defcon’s kid-friendly event, say there’s no cause for alarm. The goal isn’t to launch a new flurry … Continue reading Teaching kids how to run disinformation campaigns so they can recognize them […]

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