Lawsuit against Bitconnect says 6 plaintiffs lost $771K, names a number of people who promoted an alleged Ponzi scheme on social media as defendants (Mix/The Next Web)

Mix / The Next Web: Lawsuit against Bitconnect says 6 plaintiffs lost $ 771K, names a number of people who promoted an alleged Ponzi scheme

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Tech Moves: Hillel Cooperman named SVP at Oracle; Seattle architecture leader Karen Thomas promoted at Gensler; CrowdCow taps startup vet Fioca; etc.

Jenny Lam and Hillel Cooperman, co-founders of Jackson Fish Market, as pictured in a 2012 GeekWire charity calendar highlighting contributions to the tech community. (Red

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Snapchat debuts new ad formats allowing advertisers to post Promoted Stories in Stories tab and AR Trial Ads for placing interactive objects in a camera view (Josh Constine/TechCrunch)

Josh Constine / TechCrunch: Snapchat debuts new ad formats allowing advertisers to post Promoted Stories in Stories tab and AR Trial Ads for placing interactive

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Facebook’s Safety Check page for Las Vegas shooting promoted sites giving misinformation like Alt-Right News and End Times Headlines; Google highlighted 4Chan (Cale Guthrie Weissman/Fast Company)

Cale Guthrie Weissman / Fast Company: Facebook’s Safety Check page for Las Vegas shooting promoted sites giving misinformation like Alt-Right News and End Times Headlines;

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Twitter finds Russia Today purchased $274K in ads and promoted 1,823 tweets in US in 2016; firm says it’ll work with FEC and Congress on political ad disclosure (Twitter)

Twitter: Twitter finds Russia Today purchased $ 274K in ads and promoted 1,823 tweets in US in 2016; firm says it’ll work with FEC and

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A deep look at Heart of Texas, a Russia-linked Facebook group that promoted Texas succession and had 225K+ members before being taken down in summer of 2017 (Casey Michel/Extra)

Casey Michel / Extra: A deep look at Heart of Texas, a Russia-linked Facebook group that promoted Texas succession and had 225K+ members before being

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Russia-linked accounts used promoted Facebook Events to organize anti-immigrant protests in US in 2016; company confirms it shut down several promoted events (The Daily Beast)

The Daily Beast: Russia-linked accounts used promoted Facebook Events to organize anti-immigrant protests in US in 2016; company confirms it shut down several promoted events 

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