Malaysia among countries where disinformation being used to mislead voters, says study


PETALING JAYA: Malaysia is among 70 countries where disinformation and media manipulation is being used to mislead users, and state-sponsored trolls are used to attack political opponents or activists, a global study has found.

The Oxford Internet Institute said that an increasing number of countries are using organised social media manipulation to influence public opinion and this has worrying implications for democracy.

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