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Google details Iran-backed misinformation attack on U.S. using YouTube, Google+, more


Last year, the major tech companies examined how Russia was able to take advantage of various platforms during the 2016 U.S. election. Ahead of the midterms, many are stepping up enforcement with Facebook just detailing another country’s efforts to interfere. Google today joined in and also named Iran as being responsible for a misinformation campaign that used YouTube, Blogger and other services.