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The Social Media Operation That Divided Americans

The Social Media Operation That Divided Americans

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The Social Media Operation That Divided Americans

The Russian social media disinformation campaign was particularly savvy in the lead-up to the 2016 election. But take a closer look and you might be surprised to learn that ads out of Russia only accounted for less than 1% of all political ads that year.
Clip S1 E1 Length 02:44 Premiere: 3.17.20

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Niall Ferguson’s Networld

About Niall Ferguson’s Networld

From the Reformation and 17th century witch-hunting, through the American Revolution and to the nightmare visions of Orwell’s 1984, Ferguson explores the intersection of social media, technology and the spread of cultural movements.

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Season 1: Episode 1: Disruption

Episode 3 – “Networld War”

S1 E3 Length 55:37 Premiere Date 3.16.20

Episode 2 – “Winner Takes All”

S1 E2 Length 55:37 Premiere Date 3.16.20

Episode 1 – “Disruption”

S1 E1 Length 55:26 Premiere Date 3.17.20

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