Boris Johnson wearing a MAGA-like hat with the phrase (Make me PM again) with a background of computer bots
Viktor Dimas

Bringing Boris Back….?

We investigated an online influence network in the UK that wants to see Boris return as prime
Anti-COVID response rally 2020

Discourse and drivers of the UK’s voluntarily unvaccinated

Along with partners at the Challenging Pseudoscience Group at the Royal Institution, Valent sought to cut through the noise of public debate around
Post-festival litter in front of Glastonbury’s Pyramid Stage.

Right Wing Networks Exact Revenge on Glastonbury

A coordinated effort to misrepresent photos from the Glastonbury festival sheds light on online right-wing networks in the UK Welcome to the first
NY Times

‘From Russia With Love’: A Putin Ally Mines Gold and Plays Favorites in Sudan

“Backed by the Kremlin, the shadowy network known as the Wagner Group is getting rich in Sudan while helping the military to crush a democracy movement.”

Meta Facebook

June 2021 Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior Report

“Over the past four years, Facebook shared their findings about coordinated inauthentic behavior (CIB) we detect and remove from their platforms. As part of their regular CIB reports, they are sharing information about all the networks they take down over the course of a month to make it easier for people to see the progress they are making in one place.”

REUTERS/El Tayeb Siddig

Facebook shuts fake accounts in Sudan, as fight for public opinion rages online

“CAIRO/KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Facebook says it has shut down two large networks targeting users in Sudan in recent months, as civilian and military leaders spar with one another over the future of an interim power-sharing arrangement.”

Preventing Violence Between Armed Groups 

On-the-ground reports from a country recently emerging from military rule warned that clashes between two armed groups were imminent, risking descent