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'Disinformation' Is The Word Of The Year— And A Sign Of What's To Come

Foreign nations have been systematically spreading falsehoods on social media for years; in 2019, it seemed like the world began to fully grasp the ramifications of disinformation campaigns.

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'Disinformation' Is The Word Of The Year — And A Sign Of What's To Come

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