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Disinfo. VP Analysis @AletheaGroup. Former CIA. Author of TRUE OR FALSE (https://t.co/H7ccmO46x1). Fellow @DFRLab @AtlanticCouncil. "Used whatever talent she had."

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Retweeted by Cindy Otis @lisackaplan https://t.co/9xZp4aOuvzA reminder! This is next Tuesday (10/27) at 8pm ET. I'm so excited to talk with @CindyOtis_ about TRAITOR and Polis… https://t.co/GUqd4uKIs2
Retweeted by Cindy OtisExclusive: 'Dumb mistake' exposed Iranian hand behind fake Proud Boys U.S. election emails - sources https://t.co/D9zMsXDQ2i
10/23
2020
BREAKING: U.S. administration officials have been watching Russia's FSB penetrate state and local systems in recent… https://t.co/XDKDdtRzqJ
Retweeted by Cindy OtisThis. https://t.co/IyfTPimmF4NBC News statement defending @BrandyZadrozny following Tucker Carlson's segment last night https://t.co/iM5qOgTnYZ
Retweeted by Cindy Otis#ShareTheMicInCyber is a great event. Looking forward to this. Thank you @CamilleEsq for leading this effort. More… https://t.co/ffJku9ZbXE
Retweeted by Cindy Otishttps://t.co/qg9tE68jXR @AltHomelandSec Hopefully so.Was it "personwomanmancameratv123"? https://t.co/PjfaV929o7https://t.co/5AsHlKkNaDJudiciary Committee approves subpoenas for Twitter's Jack Dorsey and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg
Retweeted by Cindy OtisI only had the metadata for one email from Saudi servers, so I can't confirm attribution. Is Iran running info ops… https://t.co/Q6u5I489P5https://t.co/e3x0Uwb2rOU.S. government concludes Iran was behind threatening emails sent to Democrats https://t.co/ptc8i6VG18
10/22
2020
But like, you could also NOT tweet the Giuliani screenshot."It is something akin to a slip-and-slide of falsehoods." How Spanish misinformation is thriving on WhatsApp, YouTu… https://t.co/PZJriJA9mp
Retweeted by Cindy OtisIt’s @FreeSpeechWeek -how will you celebrate? Why not talk with young people about the First Amendment. 2 great new… https://t.co/1h8siGXkZ3
Retweeted by Cindy Otis @wiczipedia @BrandyZadrozny @lisackaplan @JaneLytv @BostonJoan @MelanieFSmith @rosenbergerlm @dannagalhttps://t.co/9fXO4WKBhJ @jsrailton Same.
10/21
2020
👀 https://t.co/zZveAXX54uThis is NEXT WEEK! https://t.co/5ZmrolhsxsAs @wiczipedia said, this shows that deepfake needs to be addressed beyond fears of national security & politics.… https://t.co/ncHVOIpIla
Retweeted by Cindy OtisFacebook spokesperson confirms what I found earlier: “We removed this account and this Page for violating our polic… https://t.co/LiNiqAVRKx
Retweeted by Cindy OtisTrue Or False: A CIA Analyst’s Guide To Spotting Fake News https://t.co/PmF8rVwDRi https://t.co/3JlsrXUQa8
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10/20
2020
"It's a very compelling narrative to say all of this is orchestrated," Otis said. "There's a cabal coming after you… https://t.co/KvtzyjnQAE
Retweeted by Cindy OtisSo excited to share my collaboration with @NewsLitProject on Seven Steps for Staying Sharp Online. Please feel free… https://t.co/2RfMHp3k8n
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10/19
2020
I would like to once again recommend @CindyOtis_ book TRUE OR FALSE to teachers out there. It acts as a vaccine against disinformation.
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10/18
2020
https://t.co/4pM40zziJK “A diet of false, misleading, sensational content that encourages violence does lead to re… https://t.co/k69M6Me8Ms
Retweeted by Cindy OtisOne ex-WH official "recalled a series of discussions in early 2019 that Russia was working on a scheme to leak 'for… https://t.co/vYufeWxLUe
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10/17
2020
Michigan bans open carry of guns inside and near polling places https://t.co/CRxeFEGD1s via @detroitnews
Retweeted by Cindy Otis @nicoleperlroth ❤️So excited to share my collaboration with @NewsLitProject on Seven Steps for Staying Sharp Online. Please feel free… https://t.co/2RfMHp3k8n @aishacs ❤️It sure would be nice if in 2020 a woman could publicly share her expertise without being harassed and trolled for it online afterward.
10/16
2020
@markliterally 😂Did I use a 30-second response to give a massive shoutout my colleagues at @NewsLitProject and @firstdraftnews at t… https://t.co/OTaxUj793b @womenindisinfo @BostonJoan @wiczipedia Thank you!.@CindyOtis_ : "I have seen a failure to take the necessary actions to combat foreign and state-sponsored interfere… https://t.co/ygFoLpcUKp
Retweeted by Cindy Otis @bcbeaulieu He looks worried for me. 😂 @emerylord 😍I'll take all the pet pics today, please! @MaggieCaroline1 @wiczipedia Thank you!.@EliSugarman: We need technologists and coders trained in ethics to really understand how the tech they design aff… https://t.co/gw5aIioX82
Retweeted by Cindy OtisThis video is disinformation propping up the claims in yesterday's NYPost article. The referenced text from the art… https://t.co/QI4iYaQGnb
Retweeted by Cindy OtisSign up for this timely, informative workshop @yalsa Symposium w @CindyOtis_ author of TRUE OR FALSE? A CIA Analyst… https://t.co/wWMbmV0M0G
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10/15
2020
Listen in as I talk with @KristenhCNN on @CNN’s Election 101 podcast! https://t.co/TlyCnu1wFb
Retweeted by Cindy OtisMy neighbor put out a skeleton for Halloween. On my morning dog walk, it was propped against their tree. By the eve… https://t.co/RES3VTMFblGood example presented by @CindyOtis_ of how easily a piece of disinfo without evidence can cause damage. Buses in… https://t.co/5L866flFRF
Retweeted by Cindy OtisFrom Twitter spox: "In line with our Hacked Materials Policy, as well as our approach to blocking URLs, we are taki… https://t.co/7YbXoESDjL
Retweeted by Cindy OtisFrom trolls to Russian bots, there are a lot of tools being used to destabilize US elections. @KristenhCNN and form… https://t.co/6TrfDGuHOV
Retweeted by Cindy OtisHappening today! Be sure to join 2,000 of your closest friends to learn with me, @PeterD_Adams & expert… https://t.co/nBpSXV0RQm
Retweeted by Cindy Otis3) If you see a friend sharing something you know is false, speak to them privately. Nobody likes to be embarrassed… https://t.co/Gmm4NQ6EEp
Retweeted by Cindy Otis“Don’t feed the trolls. Online arguments are exactly what they want.” On this week’s Election 101 @KristenhCNN talk… https://t.co/IuExrksPap
Retweeted by Cindy OtisListen in as I talk with @KristenhCNN on @CNN’s Election 101 podcast! https://t.co/TlyCnu1wFb @Kimagination Thank you for spotting!
10/14
2020
Tomorrow, join me, @PeterD_Adams & expert @CindyOtis_ for a free @edwebnet webinar sponsored by @NewsLitProject!… https://t.co/Rlcur2tiJt
Retweeted by Cindy OtisOn Thursday, 10/15 at 1:30 pm ET, @houseintel will convene a virtual hearing on misinformation, conspiracy theories… https://t.co/OKTCWkUwVt
Retweeted by Cindy Otis @Alice_Wilder @JessieNYC It is! And he went by “A Gay Girl in Damascus.”The prosecutor tapped by BARR to investigate unmasking — billed by Trump and his allies as one of the biggest scand… https://t.co/NqZb5Nml0o
Retweeted by Cindy OtisWe talk with @CindyOtis_ - a former CIA Analyst helps distinguish #fakenews from real. Listen to the conversation o… https://t.co/uh3R1E9S3i
Retweeted by Cindy Otis🗓️ THURSDAY, 1:30 PM ET: Testifying before @HouseIntel (with a brilliant, all-female panel including @CindyOtis_https://t.co/XqWhg7GbOW
Retweeted by Cindy Otis @lisackaplan https://t.co/YjlwKKteF9Exclusive: Logically Investigation Uncovers QAnon Central Hub Hosting Phishing Scams; Direct Ties to Jim Watkins… https://t.co/R3woJvcTvBICYMI: Read this @matthewchoi2018 @politico article about gen Z & #misinformation. It describes in great detail the… https://t.co/hLkhr2Hvkg
Retweeted by Cindy OtisThe California Republican Party plans to keep collecting mail ballots for the November election via “unofficial dro… https://t.co/5RGMWjkp0q
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10/13
2020
Latest from @ychernova --> Early-stage female-led startups are attracting more venture capital, but a surge of gian… https://t.co/DbxRNiG7oQ
Retweeted by Cindy OtisCivil rights groups have been pushing Facebook to make this change for years. It’s “a big deal,” says ADL’s Jonatha… https://t.co/N5AFlsEmcb
Retweeted by Cindy Otis2/ You can hear directly from @PeterD_Adams & @CindyOtis_ this Wednesday at 5pm ET as part of an @edwebnet event mo… https://t.co/Ei0JQ4PDSG
Retweeted by Cindy Otis“We have these sites that masquerade as news outlets online. They’re allowed to. It’s infecting our discourse and i… https://t.co/s60y0zdt9b
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10/12
2020
@Shayan86 I’m right there with you, Shayan!T minus 22 days. We've moved way beyond being tired. https://t.co/nlhQSSpygO @mmckinleympls @StoriedOwlBooks Wow, thank you so much for the kind words! And for supporting indies!Highly recommend “True or False” by @CindyOtis_ for teens and young adults. It’s also great for parents or educator… https://t.co/urRl7bcF7g
Retweeted by Cindy OtisA challenge with using only big data analysis to surface & attribute foreign disinfo is it often relies on indicato… https://t.co/UEuvKT4qnx"This generation of digital natives has been “online since the day their parents start taking pictures of them in t… https://t.co/cVEryqMZIHPresident Trump didn’t just fail to drain the swamp. He reinvented it. Part Four of the Trump tax investigation re… https://t.co/mTVba9sF8O
Retweeted by Cindy Otis3.6k retweets vs 50 retweets: https://t.co/eowxRZmps0
Retweeted by Cindy Otis @runningscott59 No worries! Glad it worked. @runningscott59 Um, it's still there. https://t.co/KfpiLzVuxX
10/11
2020
Will be joined by @digitalsista tomorrow!!! Please join us for this super important conversation.… https://t.co/zsxkj8f15R
Retweeted by Cindy OtisI talked with Mary McCord and @NPRMichel on @npratc about how violent groups operate and grow on social media platf… https://t.co/u4yTtFtfSTIn case you've ever wondered what my life is like, I think the fact that I dropped a tortilla chip loaded with guac… https://t.co/dG01JVolxOIn time for Halloween: the subject of @HillaryClinton emails is back, thanks to Trump & @SecPompeo. Who wants to te… https://t.co/teQIjhSOWn
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10/10
2020
👏🏻 https://t.co/Wh2vUStwXcI LOVE this! https://t.co/dA3kTj0zkxSo excited to be participating in the #FierceHistory series on 10/28! Tune in as I chat with author @CindyOtis_ abo… https://t.co/7aHXXbheDu
Retweeted by Cindy Otis @randi_pink So excited, Randi. I can't wait to RAVE about ANGEL!!So excited to talk with these amazing and talented authors! https://t.co/l9YAes9tld @AmandaMcCrina @FierceReads Can't wait!!NEWS! Announcing #FierceHistory! Tune into @FierceReads IG Live the week of 10/26 as I chat w/ @ilyasahShabazz,… https://t.co/gkjaxSfHLYSeeing a lot of folks circulate a recent quote of mine but cut my name out of it. Just a friendly reminder that it'… https://t.co/MTYBCRdQKeI mean, this isn’t wrong. 🕵️‍♀️ https://t.co/P2Q7KUTv4I @rbc12steps Hah, nope! I've been deemed not a significant enough voice. 😂These new books are great for classroom discussions! Download free teacher's guides with discussion questions, less… https://t.co/DfqXf7KMGW
Retweeted by Cindy OtisI may or may not have news. Here tomorrow. At noon EST. Possibly. I may or may not be pumped about it. 👀
10/9
2020
@ElanaKArnold @thisjordanbrown This sounds incredible, Elana! So glad there will be another book of yours out in the world.Michigan kidnapping plot, like other extremist crimes, foreshadowed on social media A grim pattern, with smart obs… https://t.co/xVT1fAFHrN
Retweeted by Cindy OtisProud of the work our team did to expose these militias. The most shocking part of our study? They organize online,… https://t.co/PUp9iW1WO0
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10/8
2020

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