Back The Guardian Behold, the perfect fake tweet. Look and learn, Putin | Joel Golby
Search Sections 20 Jan
Close
Advertisement
Behold, the perfect fake tweet. Look and learn, Putin | Joel Golby7 Dec 2019, 4:00am

Behold, the perfect fake tweet. Look and learn, Putin | Joel Golby

The Guardian
Whoever was behind the ‘Jo Swinson quitting’ tweet struck gold. No wonder politicians were suckered inYou’ve got to feel for Russia, haven’t you? It goes to all that trouble to create sophisticated, deep-fake, under-the-radar misinformation campaigns targeted at the raw heart of both British and US governments, all those gloomy bunker rooms full of hacker nerds, all that money over all those years, and then exactly one (one) Twitter account comes out and says Jo Swinson is quitting before polling day, and everyone just believes and retweets that instead.
Read full story
 Like Comment
Advertisement
Marketing

Comments

No comments yet...
On the top

Date settings

Today is Monday, January 20, 2020

+ 1 -
+ 1 -
+ 2016 -

Close

By using our website, you agree to the use of cookies as described in our cookie policy.

Accept

The Guardian

Close