BuzzFeed News: “Stop The Steal” Groups Are Still Flourishing On Facebook

BuzzFeed News: “Stop The Steal” Groups Are Still Flourishing On Facebook. “A search on Facebook for the words ‘Stop the Steal,’ a rallying cry that the mob who forced Congress to flee chanted, turned up dozens of places where new plots could be coordinated. There are at least 66 groups dedicated to the slogan, the largest of which has over 14,000 members. That group is private, meaning nonmembers can’t access the content, but its description is unambiguous: ‘to make aware the issues of fraudulent voting practices and Fraudulent ballot counting. also, to make these issues transparent for all!’”

The Technology 202: Pinterest bans misinformation about voting and the census (Washington Post)

Washington Post: The Technology 202: Pinterest bans misinformation about voting and the census. “Pinterest is ramping up its efforts to crack down on political misinformation ahead of the 2020 election — a sign that the platform best known for lighthearted fare such as recipes, wedding planning and beauty tips is not immune from the challenges facing other major social media sites.”

Internet Archive – Please: Help Build the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election Web Archive

The Internet Archive is requesting help in building the 2016 US Presidential Election Web Archive. “Help us build a web archive documenting reactions to the 2016 Presidential Election. You can submit websites and other online materials, and provide relevant descriptive information, via this simple submission form. We will archive and provide ongoing access to these materials as part of the Internet Archive Global Events collection.”