Tweets to Craig Silverman

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@craigsilverman
Name: 
Craig Silverman
Location: 
Toronto
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37818
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Media Editor @BuzzFeedNews, craig.silverman@buzzfeed.com. Covers platforms, misinfo, fake news. Super analista del web. My newsletter: https://t.co/WkM9ozL2jJ
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Good lord, Google should have blocked these sites from being featured back in 2017, when we documented how they can… https://t.co/cIiYAqRMzb
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From @imprisonTrump45
@CraigSilverman @ObiterDictum101 It could be a fineable offense if they’d just stop playing to the elite criminals… https://t.co/t2eDsCgo5R
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From @24aheaddotcom_
MT @imprisonTrump45 [if a Dem wins, they'll first come for spreaders of Minecraft disinfo...] MT @CraigSilverman [supports Google blocking sites from being featured for spreading... Minecraft disinfo]
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Yes to all of this. Let's also note that the unnamed digital ad "fraudsters" cited in articles like this are often… https://t.co/xLbAIkT3JC
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In March, I reported on a devious ad fraud scheme that stuffed lucrative video ads behind cheap in-app banners. Res… https://t.co/kMcbmblOhj
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In April, we published a large-scale analysis of Play store apps. As part of the research we caught a major Chinese… https://t.co/A5ElLfcA9B
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Do Global, which had half a billion downloads for its Android apps, admitted it had programmed its apps to fraudule… https://t.co/9wOAxfJwbJ
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In May I reported that VidMate, a hugely popular Android app in India, was "displaying hidden ads, secretly subscri… https://t.co/ADJZAjAYap
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In July, Google banned Cootek, a Chinese company traded on the NYSE, from its platforms. This came after we and res… https://t.co/xD4B5P83SE
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From @CraigSilverman
In September, Google took action against yet another Chinese Android app developer, iHandy, due to "deceptive or di… https://t.co/UAuVXlleQ9
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From @CraigSilverman
And last month I wrote about fake local news sites in the US and Canada that "were showered with questionable traff… https://t.co/XjSkuHWiMx
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From @hakosam
@CraigSilverman @acfou If only more journalists would cover the ad fraud / ad tech scene more closely.
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From @24aheaddotcom_
.@hakosam: FYI, @CraigSilverman knows all about the data at my pinned tweet showing how heavily Twitter censors replies from liberals to Trump officials, from dissidents to Rouhani, etc. Yet, he refuses to call them on it even tho the data is easily reproducible.
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From @DuckDuckGo
"The Facebook account rental scheme run by Ads Inc. is by far the largest of its kind ever exposed... & one of the… https://t.co/w9hCbUP0sV
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From @24aheaddotcom_
.@DuckDuckGo: the app @ my pinned tweet shows Twitter heavily censors *all* kinds of users. The app is open source & the data is reproducible manually. @CraigSilverman knows all about that data & that Twitter heavily censors libs replying to Trump officials. He won't cover it.
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From @CraigSilverman
Since 2004, more than 2,000 newspapers have closed in the United States. But there’s a network of local websites in… https://t.co/8imdZvVx0T
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From @MelissaMermaid
@CraigSilverman @BuzzFeedNews Hence why they have so many Trump supporters up there. All part of the plan to lie their way to victory.
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From @hakosam
@CraigSilverman Connect the dots... https://t.co/mJySaBLktd
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From @24aheaddotcom_
.@hakosam: Trump's horrific, but the NYT is owned by one of the world's richest men (did you know that?) They push his pro-Big Biz line. And, you enable that.
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From @24aheaddotcom_
.@MelissaMermaid: FYI, @CraigSilverman knows all about the reproducible data at my pinned tweet showing how heavily Twitter censors liberals who reply to Trump officials. They probably censor dissenters replying to oppressive regimes around the world. Craig refuses to cover it.
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From @CraigSilverman
I’m coming home, Halifax! See you next week. https://t.co/HQluZ7AWik
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From @ChenderMLA
@CraigSilverman Hey! Maybe we’ll run into you?
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From @24aheaddotcom_
.@ChenderMLA: @CraigSilverman knows all about the real data linked from my pinned tweet showing Twitter heavily censors all kinds of users, not just cons. He knows that'd show Trump fans Trump's lying to them. He knows Twitter helps repressive regimes. He refuses to speak out.
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From @CraigSilverman
Scoop: The man behind the Buffalo site targeting Canadians with viral political disinfo once offered to publish neg… https://t.co/MQa7VhQT8t
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From @RobertVinet
@CraigSilverman @TravelEater Shameful. With the Globe & Mail's latest revelations about Andrew Scheer and the Cons… https://t.co/0c3lDP36vo
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From @24aheaddotcom_
.@RobertVinet: check out the real data at my pinned tweet showing that Twitter heavily censors large numbers of *all* kinds of users (not just cons as Trump falsely claims). @CraigSilverman knows about the data. He refuses to bust Twitter for censorship & Trump for lying.
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Nope https://t.co/5xMwnNw8IM https://t.co/bDbxmWxI8m
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From @dougiegyro
@CraigSilverman Kudos for debunking while preserving the jokes!
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From @24aheaddotcom_
.@dougiegyro: FYI, @CraigSilverman knows all about the real data at my pinned tweet that shows how heavily Twitter censors *all* kinds of users (and that thus shows how Trump/Parscale are lying). It's valid, reproducible data, but for some odd reason Craig refuses to cover it.
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From @WojtekGwiazda
ICYMI from @CraigSilverman @JaneLytv: Fake photos, stolen content, false stories: We found networks of “Canadian” w… https://t.co/ji2URZG33t
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From @24aheaddotcom_
.@WojtekGwiazda: I tried to get @CraigSilverman to cover the data at my pinned tweet exposing how heavily Twitter censors all kinds of users w/o luck. Now, Trump is going to make lying about that a Trump2020 plank. Trump won & will again because of those like Craig.
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From @JaneLytv
"Maybe we should expect algorithms to not violate human rights law" is the most depressing statement at #nicar19 so far
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From @24aheaddotcom_
.@JaneLytv: hey Jane, @CraigSilverman knows all about the data at my pinned tweet showing how heavily Twitter censors all kinds of users. Maybe the two of you can work together to expose Twitter lying (via ghosting) to millions of their users. #nicar19
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From @24aheaddotcom_
.@CraigSilverman: hey Craig, Twitter lies to millions of their users via ghosting. It's truly despicable behavior. Not only does Twitter ghost replies to Trump officials (many from libs), they also ghost replies from dissenters to foreign leaders. When will you call them on it?

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