Up To 15% Of Twitter Accounts Are Fake, Study Finds

Up To 15% Of Twitter Accounts Are Fake, Study Finds:

In January, when we exposed that up to 350,000 Twitter accounts could be fake, the social media world started to question its own reality. Now, a study from USC and Indiana University, that Twitter has roughly 48 million active bot accounts. That’s 15% of reported active users that are not human at all…

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The attack of the big G spot! (Video) – #FakeNews

Feb 11, 2017
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The big G spot! Strategies and tactics to avoid SEO golden showers from TPTB.

This video is a brief discussion of the recent coca-colaing = censorship of the alt media by the bit G spot.

The masters of the big G spot have instructed the working metal heads in the bowels of the googlebeast to ratchet down the valves on alt media under the guise of a plan that we call here the ‘golden showers’ such that traffic dries up and we all blow our way into history.

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Massive East Coast Internet Outage Pinned On Amazon Cloud Failure

Massive East Coast Internet Outage Pinned On Amazon Cloud Failure:

“We’ve identified the issue as high error rates with S3 in US-EAST-1, which is also impacting applications and services dependent on S3. We are actively working on remediating the issue.”

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Infowars Video About Censorship Is Being Censored! – Breaking: Mike Adams and Alex Jones Taken Down by Google / CIA Prior to Big Event: Trump Needs to Beware

Breaking: Mike Adams and Alex Jones Taken Down by Google / CIA Prior to Big Event: Trump Needs to Beware

H/t reader kevin a.

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Massive Networks Of Fake Twitter Accounts – With The Largest Consisting Of Over 350,000 Profiles – Exposed

Grad Student Exposes Massive Network Of Over 350,000 Fake Twitter Accounts:

A computer scientist in London has stumbled upon massive networks of fake Twitter accounts – with the largest consisting of over 350,000 profiles – which may have been used to ‘fake‘ numbers of followers, send spam, and boost interest in trending topics.

On Twitter, bots are accounts that are run remotely by someone who automates the messages they send and activities they carry out.

Some people pay to get bots to follow their account or to dilute chatter about controversial subjects.

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Google Permanently Bans 200 “Fake News” Sites – #FakeNews

Google Permanently Bans 200 “Fake News” Sites:

The crackdown has begun.

In a blog post by Scott Spencer, director of product management for sustainable ads, posted on Wednesday, Google said it has banned 200 publishers from accessing its Adsense advertising service for posting fake news stories. Google said it had cracked down on sites which contained 1) Ads for illegal products; 2) Misleading ads; 3) Bad ads on mobile; 4) Ads trying to game the system and, 5) Promoting and profiting from bad sites. But the emphasis was on the so-called “fake news” category which has dominated media buzz for the past two months.

This is how Spencer explained his action:

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Italy Urges Europe To Begin Censoring Free Speech On The Internet – #FakeNews

Italy Urges Europe To Begin Censoring Free Speech On The Internet:

First it was the US, then Germany blamed much of what is wrong in society on “fake news”, and not, say, a series of terrible decisions made by politicians. Now it is Italy’s turn to call for an end to “fake news”, which in itself would not be troubling, however, the way Giovanni Pitruzzella, head of the Italian competition body, demands the European Union “cracks down” on what it would dub “fake news” is nothing short of a total crackdown on all free speech, and would give local governments free reign to silence any outlet that did not comply with the establishment propaganda.

In an interview with the FT, Pitruzzella said the regulation of false information on the internet was best done by the state rather than by social media companies such as Facebook, an approach taken previously by Germany, which has demanded that Facebook end “hate speech” and has threatened to find the social network as much as €500K per “fake” post.

Pitruzzella, head of the Italian competition body since 2011, said “EU countries should set up independent bodies — co-ordinated by Brussels and modeled on the system of antitrust agencies — which could quickly label fake news, remove it from circulation and impose fines if necessary.” 

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Obama Quietly Signs Propaganda Act to Counter #FakeNews (Government Censored Speech) – EU to Follow Suit

Obama Quietly Signs Propaganda Act to Counter ‘Fake News’ – EU to Follow Suit:

Fake news and propaganda driven by government’s and corporations is of course, nothing new. Brexit and the American election have brought the subject into sharp focus more recently as the political class have been unexpectedly losing important desired outcomes. Consequently, as TruePublica reported a week ago, in Britain, controversial laws have been introduced to stem free speech, which, over the passage of time will be used to halt any individual, website or news outlet from reporting against the government narrative with so-called fake news eventually being outlawed.  Think this is conspiratorial theorising? Think again.

Last Friday, President Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which authorises $611 billion for military spending in 2017. Leaving aside the year-on-year increase and the huge sum overall, buried deeply inside its hefty documentation the NDAA authorises the “Countering Foreign Propaganda and Disinformation Act of 2016”.

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Guess Who’s Behind Facebook’s New ‘Fake News’ Detector?

Guess Who’s Behind Facebook’s New ‘Fake News’ Detector?:

(RPIAre you terrified of “fake news”? Don’t worry, the elites are doing something to combat it!

As anyone active on the Internet is aware, there have been increasing calls for social media companies (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) to address the mostly manufactured crisis of “fake news” making its way onto people’s computer screens. The mainstream media, which finds itself increasingly viewed as untrustworthy by the American public, has latched on to the idea that the relatively free flow of ideas and opinions on the Internet actually poses a threat to our well-being.

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Facebook to start labeling independent journalism “fake news”

Facebook to become left-wing propaganda echo chamber with Orwellian plan to label independent journalism “fake”:

Facebook has announced a new plan today that will very quickly transform the social media site into an “echo chamber” of left-wing media lies and delusional propaganda (just like we’ve recently seen pushed by the Washington Post).

The new effort will rely on left-wing “fact checker” organizations like Politifact and Snopes to determine the “truthiness” of news stories, reports Business Insider. Those stories deemed by left-wing “fact checkers” to be inaccurate will be buried in Facebook users’ feeds as a form of organized totalitarian censorship.

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Infinite Unknown (infiniteunknown.net) Now Officially Censored By Google

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Here is the censored article:

Accusations Of Treason In The Greek Parliament Against Bilderberg PM Papandreou

In my commentary to the above article I wrote:

Flashback:

Greek Central Bank Accused of Encouraging Naked Short Selling of Greek Bonds (Financial Times)

And remember that the biggest Greek CDS speculator has been the state-controlled Hellenic Post Bank with help from (Yes, you’ve guessed it!) Goldman Sachs:

State-controlled Hellenic Post Bank (TT) bet against Greece (Kathimerini)

Fragwürdige Finanzgeschäfte Griechen wetten auf eigene Pleite (Sueddeutsche Zeitung)

The state-controlled Hellenic Post Bank was betting on Greece going bankrupt!

What will happen if Greece defaults:

Here Is What Happens After Greece Defaults

Solution:

Former Assistant Secretary of the US Treasury Dr. Paul Craig Roberts: Revolution is the Only Answer (For Greece, Ireland etc.)

So who could possibly ‘dislike’ such an article?

On a side note:

Alexa Rank:

Infinite Unknown had a global Alexa Rank of  just above 100,000 (for a while) and even below that (quite a while ago).

A webmaster told me (when it became apparent that the numbers were dropping fast) that Alexa had changed its rating methods, which in his opinion clearly disfavors websites like I.U.

You can look up I.U.’s global ranking here:

http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/infiniteunknown.net

The only way we can make up for all this censorship coming our way is if readers would start hitting that social media buttons like crazy.

Maybe that would also bring more attention to the website, which could possibly result in more financial support for my work, which is much, much needed.

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Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter, and YouTube Create Program to Silence ‘Terrorist Propaganda’ Online

Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter, and YouTube Create Program to Silence ‘Terrorist Propaganda’ Online:

According to a new statement by Facebook, they have joined with YouTube, Microsoft, and Twitter to create a shared database of “terrorist content” which they can all jointly use to identify further attempts to post such banned content.

The database will create hashes of videos and images that they’ve already decided are related to terrorism, and then will allow them to single out any further content matching those hatches. Facebook says this will allow them to more quickly remove such content.

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Online Activist Will Spend 10 Years In Jail For “Spreading False News”

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Online Activist Will Spend 10 Years In Jail For “Spreading False News”:

A Kuwaiti online activist will spend 10 years in jail, an appeals court has ruled, for posting messages on Twitter that “insulted the emir” and “spreading false news” that endangered the country.

The court on Thursday confirmed the jail term against Waleed Fares handed down by a lower court in May, AFP reported.

Fares was arrested in September 2015 for comments under the name “Gibrit Seyassi” about Kuwait’s emir and ruler, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al Sabah, “offending the judiciary” and “accusing the attorney general and public prosecution of being biased”.

Fares said at his trial he had been beaten and threatened into a confession, according to a statement by the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI).

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Reddit CEO Admits To Editing Posts Made By Trump Supporters

Reddit CEO Admits To Editing Posts Made By Trump Supporters:

“I messed with the “fuck u/spez” comments.  As much as we try to maintain a good relationship with you all, it does get old getting called a pedophile constantly.  As the CEO, I shouldn’t play such games…”

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Why the Snoopers’ Charter is bad news for online privacy!

And it has passed …

Britain Passes The “Snooper Charter” Ending All Privacy – Edward Snowden: “The UK has just legalized the most extreme surveillance in the history of western democracy. It goes farther than many autocracies.”


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Why the Snoopers’ Charter is bad news for online privacy! (June, 2016):

If you haven’t heard of the Investigatory Powers Bill (IP Bill), more commonly known as the “Snoopers’ Charter”, don’t fret – you are not alone! According to a recent poll conducted by market research firm ComRes for the privacy campaign group Liberty, 72 per cent of British people have never even heard of the Investigatory Powers Bill or don’t know anything about it, and only 2 per cent of British adults say they have heard of the IP Bill and know a lot about it.

These results align themselves with research carried out by Hide My Ass! which found that two-thirds (62%) of people incorrectly attributed quotes taken from the Investigatory Powers Bill to popular dystopian fiction like Nineteen Eighty-Four, Brave New World, The Hunger Games and The Matrix.

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