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Russia’s disinformation campaign wasn’t just on Facebook and Twitter. Here are all the social media platforms Russian trolls weaponised during the 2016 US elections

Russia influence on the 2016 presidential election spanned beyond Facebook and Twitter, according to new reports provided to the Senate intelligence committee. The research concluded that the disinformation campaign reached several social media platforms previously unnamed, including Instagram,Vine, and Pinterest. Business Insider has compiled all the social media platforms named […]
Russia’s disinformation campaign wasn’t just on Facebook and Twitter. Here are all the social media platforms Russian trolls weaponised during the 2016 US elections
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GroundReport To Webcast NY Tech Meetup

Can’t make it to tomorrow night’s NY Tech Meetup? NY startup GroundReport TV will Webcast the presentations live tomorrow at 7 p.m., founder Rachel Sterne says. They’ll also help Internet viewers ask presenters questions via the site’s chat room.
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Revlayer Growing, But Video Viewers May Hate It

New York’s Revlayer is one of several companies aiming to solve a problem for site owners: how do you make money off the YouTube videos you’re embedding? This is especially relevant to large tech blogs, which devote valuable screen real estate to gadget videos, but must rely on banner ads […]
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Reminder: New York Web 2.0 Meetup Tonight At Slate Plus

About 190 people have signed up for tonight’s Web 2.0 Social Networking meetup. Kicks off around 6:45 at Slate Plus, 54 W. 21st St. between 5th and 6th Aves. Presenters include Confabb, a conference review site that got decent feedback at this month’s New York Tech Meetup, TrustFX, a business […]