Disinformation in Ukraine's 2019 Presidential election

The two leading Presidential candidates in Ukraine's 2019 elections have expressed frustration at major social media platform's seemingly lack of assistance combatting disinformation and bots. Bots flood social media networks and can promote content or flood platforms with pull requests to have a piece of content taken down. Campaigns are unable to directly contact Google, YouTube, and Facebook for assistance directly and waste resources constantly fighting against bot armies.

https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2019/04/russia-disinformation-ukraine-election/587179/

17 April 2019

Nina Jankowicz

The Atlantic