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Trump Fires Christopher Krebs, Official Who Disputed Election Fraud Claims

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President Trump on Tuesday night fired his administration’s most senior cybersecurity official responsible for securing the presidential election, Christopher Krebs, who had systematically disputed Mr....
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How Some Conservatives Have Switched to Parler, Rumble and Newsmax

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Corey Adam, a political comedian from Minneapolis, joined a mass social media switcheroo last week. That was when Mr. Adam, 39, a conservative and libertarian,...
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Fact-Checked on Facebook and Twitter, Conservatives Switch Their Apps

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Corey Adam, a political comedian from Minneapolis, joined a mass social media switcheroo last week. That was when Mr. Adam, 39, a conservative and libertarian,...
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U.S. Tried a More Aggressive Cyberstrategy, and the Feared Attacks Never Came

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From its sprawling new war room inside Fort Meade, not far from Baltimore-Washington International Airport in Maryland, United States Cyber Command dived deep into Russian...
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‘Stop the Steal’ Facebook Group Is Taken Down

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Social Media Companies Survived Election Day. More Tests Loom.

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‘Tsunamis of Misinformation’ Overwhelm Local Election Officials

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The morning after last month’s presidential debate, the phones inside the Philadelphia election offices that Al Schmidt helps oversee rang off the hook. One caller...
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Republicans Blast Social Media C.E.O.s While Democrats Deride Hearing

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WASHINGTON — Lawmakers hammered the chief executives of Twitter, Facebook, Google and one another at a Senate hearing on Wednesday, with Republicans claiming the companies...
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To Do Politics or Not Do Politics? Tech Start-Ups Are Divided

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Rob Rhinehart, a co-founder of nutritional drink start-up Soylent, declared in a blog post last week that he was supporting Kanye West for president. “I...