NewsGuard: Twitter/X Made Money Off Israel-Hamas War Misinfo

Posted on AllSides November 25th, 2023
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Carlos Barria/Reuters

NewsGuard on Wednesday afternoon dropped a report that found that 200 advertisements on the platform formerly known as Twitter from 86 prominent brands, governments, non-profits, and educational institutions showed up on feeds next to viral posts spouting misinformation about the Israel-Hamas war. Analysts studied 30 posts with a combined 92 million views by ten previously identified “repeated spreaders of misinformation about the conflict.” Some of the claims include that the Oct. 7 Hamas attack was a “false flag” and that CNN had manufactured footage of a rocket attack on a...

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