March 3, 2021

Thousands of Twitter accounts that spread fake news during the 2016 election are still active today, say researchers

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By Zack Whittaker From TechCrunch Fake news and misinformation was a key tactic used by the Russians during the 2016 presidential election to try to sway voters against candidates and sow mistruths and mistrust. Research by the Knight Foundation found that more than 80 percent of the Twitter accounts that repeatedly spread false information during […]

Blacktech Week conference helps black entrepreneurs access funding

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From South Florida Caribbean News MIAMI – The annual Blacktech Week summit decided to launch a weekend version of their week long conference to help close the funding access gap for black entrepreneurs. Securing capital continues to be a major barrier to entry for startups that are founded by minority entrepreneurs. Based in Miami, Code Fever connects […]