Troll farms reached 140 million Americans a month on Facebook before 2020 election, internal report shows

In the run-up to the 2020 election, the most highly contested in US history, Facebook’s most popular pages for Christian and Black American content were being run by Eastern European troll farms. These pages were part of a larger network that collectively reached nearly half of all Americans, according to an internal company report, and…

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Technology With user-generated content on the rise, platforms are emerging to support this new type of creator

As the definition of user-generated content (UGC) expands, dedicated platforms are emerging to support this new type of creator. These nascent platforms are more than just places to create and share user-generated content: rather, they combine elements of talent management, venture capital and marketing to help UGC creators turn a profit.Search Google for “UGC,” and…

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