- Mike Caulfield on computational propaganda in “Computational Propaganda and Totalitarianism (A Thread)”: “This is Arendt’s propaganda machine, automated.”
- Preach it!
- In a comment, Mike links to Molly K. McKew Russian bots and their American allies gamed social media to put a flawed intelligence document atop the political agenda. That should alarm us. : which has this juicy nugget:
"This bears repeating: Computational propaganda—defined as “the use of information and communication technologies to manipulate perceptions, affect cognition, and influence behavior”—has been used, successfully, to manipulate the perceptions of the American public and the actions of elected officials."