Exposing Cyber Shills and Social Media’s Underworld

Exposing Cyber Shills and Social Media’s Underworld

[–]InternetPropagandist[S]

DARPA Social Media in Strategic Communication (SMISC)

BBC News: US plans to ‘fight the net’ revealed

BBC News: Pentagon plans propaganda war

CENTCOM engages bloggers

WIRED: Air Force Releases ‘Counter-Blog’ Marching Orders

Military Report: Secretly ‘Recruit or Hire Bloggers’

The Guardian: Israel organizes volunteers to flood the net with Israeli propaganda

The Guardian: Israel ups the stakes in the propaganda war

Israel To Pay Students For Pro-Israeli Social Media Propaganda

Jewish Internet Defense Force

BBC News: China’s Internet spin doctors

Internet AstroTurfing by private companies

The Guardian: Internet Astroturfing

Reddit: What is the purpose of downvote bots?

Reddit: Downvote bots attached to specific accounts

Air Force ordered software to manage army of fake virtual people

HBGary: Automated social media management

Military contractors propose “false flag” attacks on opponents using fake documents

NPR: Report: U.S. Creates Fake Online Identities To Counter ‘Enemy Propaganda’

The Guardian: US spy operation to manipulate social media

The Guardian: The need to protect the internet from ‘astroturfing’ grows ever more urgent

Sentient World Simulation

Exposing Cyber Shills and Social Media’s Underworld

http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3744516,00.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Megaphone_desktop_tool

Turkey’s Government Forms 6,000-Member Social Media Team

[–]iam_sancho2

Shills, Trolls, military Sock Puppets….There is not one doubt in my mind that …they’re here.

Here is how to identify them and call them out on their bullshit:

The Gentleperson’s Guide To Forum Spies

Propaganda and Debating Techniques

Disinformation Tactics: The Methods Used To Keep You In The Dark

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