Facebook knew of Honduran president’s manipulation campaign – and let it continue for 11 months | Technology- Tempemail

Facebook allowed the president of Honduras to artificially inflate the appearance of popularity on his posts for nearly a year after the company was first alerted to the activity. The astroturfing – the digital equivalent of a bussed-in crowd – was just one facet of a broader online disinformation effort Continue Reading

Mexican regulators ban showing president’s full conferences Mexico City Mexico Andrés Manuel López Obrador President Mexican- Tempemail

Mexico’s election regulatory agency announced Tuesday it will ban media outlets from transmitting at full length President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s daily morning news conferences. The temporary ban is aimed at ensuring equity in the country’s June congressional and state elections, after opposition parties complained that López Obrador uses the Continue Reading

Trump news: President’s ‘tiny desk’ turned into children’s toys in latest meme- Tempemail

After staying largely absent from standard press conferences since losing the election, Trump decided on Thursday that Thanksgiving was the day to get back to normal. Not only did he speak from the White House, but he answered reporters’ questions too, even though this has historically been his downfall when Continue Reading