How Disinformation Spreads on Telegram

How Disinformation Spreads on Telegram

📲Telegram, a popular Russian messaging app, has allegedly gained investments from the Kremlin-controlled Russian Direct Investment Fund. This casts doubt on the messenger’s safety and privacy, the idea of which is so attractive to its users. Telegram’s popularity has skyrocketed over the past year following Facebook's decision to use WhatsApp data in the rest of the company's advertising and its increased moderation efforts. But how much do we know about Telegram to really consider it secure? Find out more about Telegram in our video where we explore:🎯the doubts over Telegrams’ safety;🎯the apps’ history with the Kremlin;🎯how disinformation spreads on Telegram. And don’t forget to share the video with any Telegram fans that you know ;)Ukraine Сrisis Media Center Euromaidan Press Internews Ukraine Stopfake Texty.org.ua International Center for Countering Russian Propaganda Foreign Policy Council "Ukrainian Prism" EU vs Disinformation Fundacja INFO OPS Polska DFRLab Political Capital (HU) GlobalFocus Center Myth Detector Atlantic Forum Disinfo_Digest Instytut Nowej Europy ICDS-International Centre for Defence and Security Bezpečnostní centrum Evropské hodnoty Міністерство культури та інформаційної політики України

Posted by Hybrid Warfare Analytical Group/UCMC on Friday, April 2, 2021

Telegram, a popular Russian messaging app, has allegedly gained investments from the Kremlin-controlled Russian Direct Investment Fund. This casts doubt on the messenger’s safety and privacy, the idea of which is so attractive to its users.

Telegram’s popularity has skyrocketed over the past year following Facebook’s decision to use WhatsApp data in the rest of the company’s advertising and its increased moderation efforts. But how much do we know about Telegram to really consider it secure?Find out more about Telegram in our video where we explore:

  • the doubts over Telegrams’ safety;
  • the apps’ history with the Kremlin;
  • how disinformation spreads on Telegram.