Cybersecurity for Democracy
Cybersecurity for Democracy is a research-based effort to expose online threats to our social fabric – and recommend how to counter them. We are part of the Center for Cybersecurity at NYU.
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Recent Medium Posts
Posts from misinformation news sources got six times more engagement than factual information in lead up to 2020 elections by Laura Edelson, Minh-Kha Nguyen, Ian Goldstein, Oana Goga, Tobias Lauinger, and Damon McCoy. This summary is based on an upcoming paper which has been…
Ads focused on company’s minimum wage policy, a company talking point when facing criticism from lawmakers & critics A new analysis of Amazon corporate 2021 spending on Facebook political ads by NYU Cybersecurity for Democracy reveals patterns of strategic spending nationally as…