Millions of Twitter Followers Lost After Crackdown on Fake Accounts by @MattGSouthern

Prominent Twitter users have collectively lost over a million followers as a result of federal and state inquiries into fake accounts. Entertainers, entrepreneurs, athletes, and media figures have all lost a significant number of followers. One thing they have in common is many of them bought followers from a company called Devumi. Twitter has vowed […]

How to Differentiate Fake News from Real News in Social Media by @ADiSilvestro

“Fake news” has become a topic of household conversation. It is more important than ever to have a firm understanding of what authentic and reputable journalism is, and what is actually fake news. It is more important than ever that individuals be proactive in differentiating fake news from real news, especially in the social media […]