How a “Political Astroturfing” App Coordinates Pro-Israel Influence Operations


Perspective: Digital disinformation

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Pro-Israel messages broadcast during 4-5 May Hamas terror attacks and IDF air strikes offer new insights into reach of the Act.IL app’s social media manipulation

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has long been a global battle, fought by hundreds of proxies in dozens of national capitals by way of political, economic, and cultural pressure. As the internet has evolved, so have the tools used to wage this information struggle.

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