Tech Tuesday: 'Inauthentic Activity' On Social Media, Virtual Reality for Prisoners

Aug 7, 2018

Ahead of the midterm elections, Facebook and other social media platforms are cracking down on fraudulent users and groups that could be part of election meddling. 

The social media giant removed 32 accounts and pages for spreading disinformation and violating a ban against what it refers to as “coordinated inauthentic activity.”

Today on Tech Tuesday, we talk about the latest efforts by social media companies to protect against foreign interference. We’ll also discuss how virtual reality programs are helping prisoners get ready to reenter society.

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