Weaponising Social Media

US tech giants are cracking down on misuse of their platforms. Twitter recently closed 200,000 fake accounts from China and Google has taken action against government-backed hacking attempts, issuing an update titled “Maintaining the integrity of our platforms”.

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Twitter Shuts Down 200,000 Chinese Accounts for Spreading Disinformation About Hong Kong Protests
Twitter shuts Chinese accounts targeting Hong Kong protests