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This report from the Institute for Strategic Dialogue analyzes 29 Facebook groups and pages that have exhibited suspicious, potentially coordinated and inauthentic activity since June 2020.

This report analyzes Facebook content related to QAnon, a pro-Trump conspiracy theory and movement originating in the United States.

The European Union has published a report regarding the efforts made by major digital platforms to limit online disinformation related to the COVID-19 crisis.

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), a public institution that reports directly to the Parliament of the United Kingdom, has published its final report on the investigation concerning Cambridge Analytica.

The results of this analysis show that engagement with disinformation sources is greater today that it was during the run-up to the 2016 U.S. elections.

On August 31, 2020, Facebook removed a network of Facebook and Instagram pages and accounts linked to the American strategic communications firm CLS Strategies for having engaged in coordinated “inauthentic” behavior.

Although this Code has been, according to the report, a “valuable instrument” in the fight against disinformation, the document mostly highlights its limitations and shortcomings, “mainly due to the Code’s self-regulatory nature.”

Facebook has published its annual “transparency” report. The first chapter is dedicated to the platform’s community guidelines,

Internet is as much a goldmine of information as it is a maze of fake news. Hence, how should media literacy be taught to the youth?

This present study demonstrates that, beyond their relationship to fake news, “analytical” and “intuitive” individuals exhibit different behaviors on Twitter.

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