Oct 28, 2020 - Podcasts

Fake hacks on social media

There have been many worries about bad actors hacking into social media platforms like Facebook and sowing chaos and distrust in our democracy. But now, Facebook is saying hackers might not even have to do any hacking at all to be effective. Instead, they can just say they did. It's called "perception hacking".

  • Also, a second night of civil unrest in Philadelphia following a fatal police shooting.
  • Plus, the GOPs monstrous math problem.
  • And, winter is coming for restaurants across America.

Guests: Axios' Sara Fischer, Mike Allen, Erica Pandey and Carolina Buitrago, project director at District Bridges.

Credits: "Axios Today" is produced in partnership with Pushkin Industries. The team includes Niala Boodhoo, Carol Wu, Cara Shillenn, Nuria Marquez Martinez, Michael Heidemann, Dan Bobkoff, Sara Kehaulani Goo, Alex Sugiura and Naomi Shavin. Music is composed by Evan Viola. You can reach us at [email protected].

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