Disinformation video about Europe legalising incest has spread on social media for years. But if effectively debunked, attempts to use social media to disinform the public can have a much shorter life cycle.
В этом году мы сообщили о 1310 случаях дезинформации. Прокремлевская дезинформация широко раскинула свои сети в 2017 году: от Ангелы Меркель до гамбургеров и датских домашних животных.
This year, we reported a total of 1310 disinformation cases. From Angela Merkel to burgers and Danish pets, pro-Kremlin disinformation cast its net wide in 2017.
In Germany, a group of Facebook users is rallying against hate speech and disinformation. #ichbinhier has already attracted 36,000 members in just one year.
Accused earlier this year by the French President of spreading disinformation, Russia’s RT television network is now launching a channel in France. The cost of the launch? 20 million euros.