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What Does “Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior” Actually Mean?

evelyn douek describes the ambiguity around the term “Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior,” in a post for Slate.

“[D]efining what is coordination and what is inauthentic is far from a value-free judgment call,” she writes. “Rare is the piece of online content that is truly authentic and not in some way trying to game the algorithms. Coordination and authenticity are not binary states but matters of degree, and this ambiguity will be exploited by actors of all stripes.”

Read more in Slate

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