Twitter released massive datasets today of all accounts and content determined to be related to influence operations conducted on the social media platform since 2016.
The micro-blogging company said in its post, "They include more than 10 million tweets and more than two million images, GIFs, videos, and Periscope broadcasts, including the earliest Twitter activity from accounts connected with these campaigns, dating back to 2009...."
In line with our principles of transparency and to improve public understanding of alleged foreign influence campaigns, Twitter is making publicly available archives of Tweets and media that we believe resulted from potentially state-backed information operations on our service.
Twitter had already made public the existence of tweets it believes to be the product of foreign misinformation campaigns, but the release of the tweets themselves on Wednesday will allow researchers to learn much more about Russian Federation and Iran's disinformation efforts on Twitter since 2016.
WHO Calls for Emergency Meeting on Ebola
The ministry said on Monday that 33 people were confirmed with Ebola virus just within last week and 24 of them died. In response to the challenges faced in this outbreak, the committee issued public health advice (see infographic).
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's visit to Dubbo
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are now in Australia on the first leg of their first overseas tour as a married couple. Excited school children jumped up and down waving Australian flags as the royal couple stepped onto the tarmac.
Twitter has taken increasing steps to generate public goodwill over its perceived connection to Russian attempts to sway the 2016 election and its role in the spread of fake news.
It says the tweets from the two troll operations had the most pick-up within the U.S. but much less influence on public debate elsewhere. "The Russian operation's subsequent use of English-language posting showed how a capability designed for domestic influence could be turned overseas".
On the day of the Brexit vote, they tweeted posts with the hashtag ReasonsToLeaveEU more than 1,000 times.
The Russian trolls farms "tried to inflame everybody, regardless of race, creed, politics, or sexual orientation" and often "pushed both sides of divisive issues".
The display of unanimity could bolster expectations the central bank will raise rates a fourth time this year in December. At that point, the policy rate would be at 3.4 percent, according to the median of Fed officials' individual forecasts.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are set to make 76 appearances on their 16-day tour of Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand. Prince Harry , Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attend a function at Government House in Melbourne , Australia.
Cleveland Cavaliers forward Larry Nance Jr . could miss Wednesday's season opener against the Toronto Raptors . Kevin Love led the team in scoring with an inefficient 21 points on five-of-18 shooting from the field.
A senior European Union official later said Mrs May had indicated she was "ready to consider" a longer transition period. The EU hopes an extended transition will be enough to help May accept its plan for the Irish border, an official said.
WAR has pushed Yemen to the brink of the worst starvation the world will have seen in decades, the United Nations has warned . WFP's Anderson told CNN that conflict around Hodeidah is now blocking the aid group's access to wheat stocks there.
The CDC said the outbreak started in January, and more people have tested positive for this strain through September. Symptoms include diarrhea, fever and stomach cramps 12 to 72 hours after being exposed to the bacteria.
Ranbir, who flew overseas for his father, Rishi Kapoor's medical treatment has stood like a rock by his side. In a video clip that is now viral, the duo can be seen exiting a building and making their way to a auto .
Kristen Bell Questions Message 'Snow White' Sends to Kids
FROZEN STAR Kristen Bell has expressed concern at the underlying message of the Brothers Grimm's 1812 fairy tale Snow White . She is a beacon of compassion. "I'm like, 'Mom, you read this to me?' God bless the '80s, I don't know how we got through".
Canada to pardon pot possession as it legalizes marijuana
All the remaining product had been removed as of Wednesday, when Kreutz was at the store dealing with a flooding issue. Now, more than 30 states have OK'd the medical use of marijuana , and nine have approved recreational use by adults.
Kershaw's strong outing lifts Dodgers to 3-2 NLCS lead
Woodruff, the reliever who homered against Kershaw in Game 1, walked following Arcia's one-out single to begin the rally. The Dodgers have won three out of four games at home during the playoffs compared to a 2-2 record on the road.
Fed officials discussed hiking rates to 'restrictive' level
Under Powell, the Fed has been gradually raising rates as the economy has strengthened as a way to prevent a run-up in inflation. Trump followed up previous strong attacks on the Fed by complaining again that interest rates are rising too quickly.
Kanye West switches tongue in 'second home' Uganda
The benefits to Uganda could come in the form of "military training, arms, and development money" from the US. The meeting came just a few days after West met with U.S. president Donald Trump in the Oval Office.
NASA's Chandra Observatory back in action
Only the essential instruments it needs to survive are now working, but all of its scientific equipment are otherwise safe. The team has completed plans to switch gyroscopes and place the gyroscope that experienced the glitch in reserve.
Neymar Wants a Return to Spain and the La Liga
The report claims that Barcelona ace Lionel Messi was also consulted about the decision to bring the Brazilian back. Senior Barcelona players have assured president Josep Maria Bartomeu they would be happy to welcome back Neymar .
Kandahar governor, police chief killed in insider attack
At least two US soldiers were reported wounded in the incident, but Miller was said to be unhurt, according to the officials. The Czech Defense Ministry said five of its soldiers were wounded in the blast, one of them seriously.