During the 2016 Presidential Election a Russian group infiltrated American’s social media platforms in an attempt to sway the outcome. Four years later, the same group—the Internet Research Agency—is pushing again to influence Americans with disinformation on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter.
The group has upped its tactics by hiring Americans and creating more convincing fake news platforms. New York Times cybersecurity reporter Sheera Frenkel joins Reset for the latest on the story.
GUEST: Sheera Frenkel, New York Times reporter on cybersecurity