A new report from the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy examines how digital technology has changed the face of PD.
Facebook’s management has been reluctant to accept responsibility for a flow of fake news via FB that seems to have played a significant role — just like the Kremlin’s cover campaign of bots, hacking and leaks — in last year’s election. If we are determined to go after Russian “bots” and trolls, shouldn’t we also demand more accountability from those who influence greatly the news we are “fed” via social media?
Mark Dillen on Russia, social media, and information warfare.
Mark Dillen on combatting Russia's bot-automated information war.
Above all fields of study, science and technology is the fastest in terms of change and development. And as we see the year 2016 in horizon, we can expect numerable changes on the technology we experience today – changes that could impact our lives for better or worse. [...] It can be used for conversations and other systematic functions. Organizations may use bots to sort tag articles in real time, manipulate social media activities, surveillance and digital diplomacy.