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Pentagon orders review of US cypes on social media

Digital photo illustration of a laptop displaying a black and green image of the Capitol building, with ones and zeros in the background.
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Pentagon officials have ordered a broad review of US information warfare activities conducted through social media platforms, The The Washington Post According to reports, Twitter and Meta later identified networks of fake accounts linked to the US military.

Citing interviews with unnamed defense officials, The Post it Colin Kahl, undersecretary for policy at the Department of Defense, said all branches of the military that conduct online influence campaigns have been ordered to provide full details of their activities by next month.

The call for the review comes after an August report from social network analysis firm Graphica and the Stanford Internet Observatory revealed that a series of influencer activities…

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