Pro-Putin Propaganda Flows Onto Android via Google Loophole

Posted on AllSides October 12th, 2023
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Google says it has worked hard to disrupt the ability of Vladimir Putin’s government to use its services to spread disinformation since the 2022 invasion of Ukraine. But a widely used Android service called Discover continues to serve up misleading propaganda to Russian audiences.

Discover appears as a feed of content within the Chrome browser on Android devices. Horoscopes can be mixed in with video game reviews and news articles, all rendered similarly, featuring a big picture and, in tiny print, a source. Many of the sites that surface here, though, have an...

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