Amnesty Report: Twitter Abuse Toward Women Is Rampant

Frustrated by Twitter’s silence on abuse against women, Amnesty International crowdsourced its own data and found that the platform was especially toxic for black...

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Russia's IRA Targeted Black Americans, Exploiting Racial Tensions

A new report documents how the Internet Research Agency had a much more sustained, deliberate focus on black Americans.

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How Instagram Became the Russian IRA's Go-To Social Network

A Senate report finds that Russia’s Internet Research Agency was far more active, and more successful, on Instagram in 2017 than on Facebook or Twitter.

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How Russian Trolls Used Meme Warfare to Divide America

A new report for the Senate exposes how the IRA used every major social media platform to target voters before and after the 2016 election.

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Facebook or YouTube Down? What We All Do When Sites Crash

What happens when Instagram glitches or Slack stalls? Spoiler: We don’t log off—we just scurry off to different (sometimes darker) corners of the web.

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