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Social Media has become weaponized

Astroturfing is the weapon of choice for terrorists and foreign intelligence agencies alike

as·​tro·​turf·​ing noun

Astroturfing is the attempt to create an impression of widespread grassroots support for, or opposition to, a policy, individual, or narrative, where little such sentiment exists.

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The results have been disastrous

They’ve exacerbated political divisions, leading to civil unrest. They’ve also led to measles outbreaks as anti-vaccination conspiracies have gone viral.

Companies are also caught in the information warfare crosshairs

Disinformation attacks can ruin brand reputations overnight. This is damaging as brand value makes up to 60% of a company’s market cap.

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Astroscreen is the early warning system for this information warfare

We use the latest machine learning techniques and human intelligence to detect astroturfing campaigns at Tweet Zero.

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Fake Account and Bot Detection

We can detect fake accounts and botnets at scale. We’re constantly improving our machine learning models by acquiring and analyzing new botnets as soon as they hit dark web marketplaces. We’ve detected some of the largest botnets on twitter.

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Coordinated Activity Detection

Attackers mobilize and coordinate on private chat groups and imageboards before launching an attack on popular social networks. We can detect these coordinated activities before they’ve gained steam.

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Contextual Anomaly Detection

Social media platforms focus on detecting collective anomalies, this means that they’re only good at detecting spam. We focus on contextual anomalies: behavior that’s anomalous to a particular topic, enabling us to detect disinformation attacks.

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Authorship attribution detection

The way people write leaves a linguistic fingerprint. By using advanced natural language processing techniques, we can identify if one person is behind multiple social media accounts.

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