Kenneka Jenkins, 19, died after attending a party. While the police try to determine what happened, social media users are mining videos for clues.
The Times concluded that “Melvin Redick” on Facebook was a fake American created by Russia as part of its propaganda campaign. But where did the man’s photos come from?
The page, posing as an activist group, was one of hundreds of fake accounts Russia used in an information campaign during the election, a revelation that has put Facebook on the defensive.
Posing as ordinary Americans on Facebook and building “warlists” of Twitter accounts, suspected Russian agents infiltrated last year’s election.
A wealth of data is available at your fingertips on the internet, but individual data points can be misleading.
Remember the photograph of women stuck in rising, murky floodwaters in Dickinson, Tex., on Sunday? Here’s where they are now.