From Facebook to alt-right Reddit, social media communities played a large role in gathering young voters for the 2016 election. Hillary Clinton spoke of her supporters in "secret Facebook groups" while Mark Zuckerberg, post-election, dismissed the notion that Facebook had any influence over Tuesday's outcome. But social platforms absolutely affected the election results: here's a look at how.
A new book argues that Russian election meddling was decisive — and it’s still ongoing
‘Paid for’ labels will now appear above election and issue advertising
Executives lay out a four-pronged approach to fighting state-sponsored attackers
Cambridge Analytica played a key role in the 2016 presidential election campaign
Sen. Dianne Feinstein leads charge against Facebook, Google, and Twitter
In a high-stakes meeting, lawyers stick to the script
About 40 percent of Americans saw the posts
A project in the works since 2015
News outlets shouldn’t have to be your friends
‘Grappling with what it means to look at the world through these lenses is really important to us as a society’
Talking to an information sciences professor about the challenges ahead
Cutting off their revenue streams
What is Facebook actually doing about fake news?
Sources claim an ‘internal culture of fear’ following the Trending Topics debacle
‘Voters make decisions based on their lived experience’