RAND Expert to Speak on Russian Social Media Influence

Who

Todd Helmus, senior behavioral scientist at the RAND Corporation, will testify before the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence speaking on Russian Social Media Influence: Understanding Russian Propaganda in Eastern Europe.

What

Helmus will discuss:

  • Russian propaganda activities threatening the United States and EU
  • U.S. efforts to identify Russian propaganda on Twitter and social media sites
  • recommendations for countering the Russian propaganda threat.

When

9:30 a.m., ET, Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Where

216 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.

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