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TARGET HK: A Quick Dive Into China’s Disinformation Campaign On Twitter

  • This is a quick dive into the trove of Chinese state troll tweets released by Twitter on Aug 19.
  • Twitter said the tweets it released came from “936 accounts originating from within the People’s Republic of China (PRC).
  • The number of troll tweets were whittled down from the initial 3.6 million down to 581,070 after I filtered them out for RTs and language.
  • The phrasing of some tweets would be immediately familiar to those who follow official Chinese rhetoric and its state-driven Internet commentary.
  • This troll account sent out just 1,059 unique tweets in my filtered dataset.
  • Second, it is unclear if the Chinese state agency has some capability to alter the account creation/tweet date in order to mask its activities.

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TARGET HK: A Quick Dive Into China’s Disinformation Campaign On Twitter

  • This is a quick dive into the trove of Chinese state troll tweets released by Twitter on Aug 19.
  • Twitter said the tweets it released came from “936 accounts originating from within the People’s Republic of China (PRC).
  • The number of troll tweets were whittled down from the initial 3.6 million down to 581,070 after I filtered them out for RTs and language.
  • The phrasing of some tweets would be immediately familiar to those who follow official Chinese rhetoric and its state-driven Internet commentary.
  • This troll account sent out just 1,059 unique tweets in my filtered dataset.
  • Second, it is unclear if the Chinese state agency has some capability to alter the account creation/tweet date in order to mask its activities.

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Build a Twitter NASA app 🚀

  • Once a day, NASA features an astronomy or space science related image through their public API.
  • I got to work on this, and ended up putting together this fully automated Daily NASA app that Tweets images released each day by NASA.
  • Our node.js app will connect to the NASA API, temporarily store media provided and post a Tweet with the title + image/video via the Twitter API.
  • In this tutorial, I'll also show you how to build this app using the Twitter and NASA APIs. To see the app in action, check out the Twitter page @DailyNASA.
  • Once our project has been remixed and the .env file's keys and tokens properly configured, we'll schedule a cron-job to make our app Tweet.
  • Give it a second, and on your Twitter account you should see the daily NASA Tweet posted!
  • We'll be using cron-job.org to ping our endpoint and make our app post a daily Tweet.

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TARGET HK: A Quick Dive Into China’s Disinformation Campaign On Twitter

  • This is a quick dive into the trove of Chinese state troll tweets released by Twitter on Aug 19.
  • Twitter said the tweets it released came from “936 accounts originating from within the People’s Republic of China (PRC).
  • The number of troll tweets were whittled down from the initial 3.6 million down to 581,070 after I filtered them out for RTs and language.
  • The phrasing of some tweets would be immediately familiar to those who follow official Chinese rhetoric and its state-driven Internet commentary.
  • This troll account sent out just 1,059 unique tweets in my filtered dataset.
  • Second, it is unclear if the Chinese state agency has some capability to alter the account creation/tweet date in order to mask its activities.

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Shake Shack, Church's Chicken, and Wendy's join the battle between Popeyes and Chick-fil-A over the superior chicken sandwich

  • Chick-fil-A and Popeyes set off a chicken-sandwich debate on social media on Monday when Popeyes quote-tweeted an apparent subtweet from Chick-fil-A.
  • Popeyes recently rolled out a new chicken sandwich that has garnered comparisons to Chick-fil-A's iconic original, with some people saying they consider the new sandwich superior.
  • Wendy's, Popeyes, and Chick-fil-A did not respond to Business Insider's request for comment on the Twitter battles.
  • Church's Chicken proclaimed the superiority of its chicken sandwich in a few tweets.
  • The TV writer and fast-food expert Bill Oakley noted that people had been responding to the tweet mocking the food as looking dry.
  • Bojangles' did not immediately respond to Business Insider's request for comment.
  • As Chick-fil-A expands, other chains have taken note of its growth and are attempting to tap into the chicken-sandwich market.

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The algorithms that detect hate speech online are biased against black people

  • In one study, researchers found that leading AI models for processing hate speech were one-and-a-half times more likely to flag tweets as offensive or hateful when they were written by African Americans, and 2.2 times more likely to flag tweets written in African American English (which is commonly spoken by black people in the US).
  • Researchers then applied this test data into a larger algorithmic model run using natural language processing on 56 million tweets and saw that these biases were only further reinforced.
  • Sap’s study also tested the bias in these data sets as applied to an open source hate speech detecting tool for developers that’s run by Jigsaw, a subsidiary of Alphabet (Google’s parent company).
  • Researchers found that data run through PerspectiveAPI showed a significant bias against African American speech, labeling those tweets as toxic more often.

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Paul Pogba: Manchester United vows to take action after star targeted by racist abuse on social media

  • Pogba was targeted after his second half penalty kick was saved by Wolves goalkeeper Rui Patricio during the Premier League game.
  • He is the third player, after Chelsea's Tammy Abraham and Reading's Yakou Meite, to be racially abused on social media in the past week after failing to score from the penalty spot.
  • Pogba's United teammate Harry Maguire posted a tweet calling the abuse "disgusting.
  • United striker Marcus Rashford tweeted: "Enough now, this needs to stop @Twitter.
  • Manchester United is a family.
  • @paulpogba is a huge part of that family.
  • You attack him you attack us all...
  • @ManUtd. According to its records, Kick it Out says racist abuse increased by 43% last season, with 274 incidents compared to 192 the previous term.

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