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Marco Silva @MarcoLSilva London, United Kingdom

Investigative reporter with @BBCTrending. DM's are open.

6,077 Following   4,943 Followers   13,863 Tweets

Joined Twitter 4/4/09


The BBC is brilliant and impartial journalism crucial, but @maitlis is one of its finest journalists and it has alw… https://t.co/KHlIYYWwRu
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5/28
2020
@sommervilletv @BBCNews Is that wonderful Klima? I remember meeting @ggatehouse on my way there a few years ago. I… https://t.co/cxjQD6hKR3EU ‘dirty money’ action plan faces resistance, criticism https://t.co/UGcr9WPnnV via @icijorg🚨 NEW 🚨A BBC team tracking coronavirus misinformation has found links to assaults, arsons and deaths. And doctors w… https://t.co/ZboSgnk8sz
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5/27
2020
Working in journalism really can be a series of heartbreaks. Many many amazing colleagues losing jobs at a time of… https://t.co/edGjLbHeaH
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5/21
2020
Last month, security software firm IntSights found blood allegedly belonging to recovered coronavirus patients was… https://t.co/OJU9SzauH7
Retweeted by Marco Silva @JayB_XX3 Hi Jay. I'm so sorry for bothering you again. Is there any chance we can talk? Full disclosure: I was hop… https://t.co/xazpo7sOCs
5/19
2020
An uncertain week ahead. Reports of so many people out today - and with good weather forecast - could they put the… https://t.co/JAPH3RghKe
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5/17
2020
Glastonbury 5G report 'hijacked by conspiracy theorists' https://t.co/rGx0uoHuif
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5/16
2020
This, from @CatMcShane, is a must read. There has been an extraordinary effort to house Britain's homeless. Yet con… https://t.co/FLr8PivRlo
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5/15
2020
@josephmdurso So sorry to hear this Joey. Good luck with whichever project comes next! Big big hug.
5/14
2020
Covid-19: Behind the mask – @NHSuk frontline medics share their anxieties and fears as they tackle the deadly virus… https://t.co/MO3gq0AY5M
Retweeted by Marco SilvaMany children are falling through the cracks w/ distance learning right now. What happens if they aren't back in fa… https://t.co/2cSKLS45nZ
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5/12
2020
West Africa is by far the most dangerous place for piracy. The virus hasn't changed anything - 20 crew taken in las… https://t.co/FV239IedWX
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5/10
2020
@marklowen really loved your FOOC! I hope you're doing okay.
5/9
2020
Every one of the 400,000 gowns brought back from Turkey last month has been impounded in a warehouse outside Heathr… https://t.co/bPt5EuNfYd
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5/7
2020
If you missed our special report last month on the scandalous and long-running miscarriage of justice at the Post O… https://t.co/yjr1UcgEdC
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5/5
2020
🤩 We've been nominated for a News & Politics #Webby thanks to our investigative reporting about social media and th… https://t.co/Js2jokcKEp
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5/3
2020
😍 @BBCTrending has been nominated for a News & Politics #Webby thanks to our investigative reporting about social m… https://t.co/Qu5fTiVemj
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5/1
2020
An army of Chinese & Russian-named bots is attacking a Chinese businessman who has been critical of China's respons… https://t.co/JM78QCeas5
Retweeted by Marco Silva📣 Wowwwwwww 😳😍 @BBCtrending has been nominated for a News & Politics #Webby thanks to our investigative reporting a… https://t.co/ByoZZQ89oT
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4/29
2020
Out now! The latest edition of our #disinfo newsletter with all the latest reporting on fake news and suspicious cl… https://t.co/IYznX16QEL
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4/28
2020
This week experts & companies will give evidence on misinformation & the #COVID19 infodemic. We're hearing from:… https://t.co/r9GHLoajbo
Retweeted by Marco SilvaLatest @BBCtrending podcast is up. I attempt to help @MarcoLSilva navigate the nasty ways hackers are exploiting th… https://t.co/nb3YhmvGmn
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4/27
2020
£1m of cocaine that was hidden in a box of face masks was seized by experienced officers at the Channel Tunnel yest… https://t.co/jpdEWQV6CV
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4/16
2020
@JamievRyan The look in the dog's face... "Paint me like one of your French girls, Jack" <3New: hackers are trying to sell two critical zero-day exploits for Zoom's Windows and MacOS clients. The Windows on… https://t.co/JLgc26jn8c
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4/15
2020
North Korean defectors and their stories have become a valuable commodity in South Korea's entertainment industry.… https://t.co/qPO4TrdVDd
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4/13
2020
“Tiger King is what we watched two weeks into our isolation. Comfort television wasn’t working; we needed something… https://t.co/UhqwRjpg39
4/12
2020
Spot on! https://t.co/Cus8oJEoIO'An extra £10,000 has been made available by the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA) to MPs’ offic… https://t.co/XU6tRshvN3
Retweeted by Marco SilvaThe fatal flaw with so many conspiracy theories is that they ludicrously exaggerate the capacity of governments aro… https://t.co/xoG4XY9JOl
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4/10
2020
A piece about how fake medicines, specifically chloroquine based, are entering the market in Africa. Pharmacists in… https://t.co/WUOegvOdy7
Retweeted by Marco SilvaAlso listen to this wonderful radio piece by @MarcoLSilva and @mwendling which features an interview with @benimmo,… https://t.co/0Ihn9As5cG
Retweeted by Marco SilvaDisinformation researchers initially suspected the UK-US trade leak originated in Russia because it also used the s… https://t.co/h6N2j3uYeF
Retweeted by Marco SilvaI find this photo of me waiting for our first patient both sad and moving. I wish we didn’t have to be here. https://t.co/DUmJ35eppm
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4/9
2020
Great to see #newsnight busting two great myths of the coronavirus: 1) It is not a great leveller of rich and poor… https://t.co/FOxlUAKFd5
Retweeted by Marco Silva @JaninePuhak No worries. And just to reassure you: I am not planning to mention your name in my report. They seem t… https://t.co/QK8PE3zY1b @JaninePuhak Thanks for getting back to me, Janine. Much appreciated. Stay safe! @JaninePuhak Hi Janine. I hope you're safe and well. I'm a BBC reporter based in London. Can I just triple-check th… https://t.co/v6l91P8r0pFacebook approved ads with #coronavirus misinformation https://t.co/vFuYcd61oJ @cebo_zulufilms Enormous hug, Cebo. Hopefully everything will be alright.Imagine if, right now – as the coronavirus pandemic sweeps across the world – governments had access to the $800 bi… https://t.co/KWk5riOeX6
4/8
2020
A bit slow now that the cat’s out of the bag, but [deep breath] thank you Google https://t.co/sHMXmdX8Yk
Retweeted by Marco SilvaWe have created a new #BBCYoungReporter uploader for young people to share their stories with the BBC. We are looki… https://t.co/CqMc3UlNNG
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4/7
2020
❌ Baking soda cannot help prevent infection from coronavirus. ❌ Inhaling steam will not help you beat coronavirus… https://t.co/yRbYdGhpqC
Retweeted by Marco SilvaAll conspiracy theories share the same basic flaw: too much faith in the competence of governments.
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4/6
2020
Your regular reminder that THERE IS NO CONNECTION BETWEEN 5G AND CORONAVIRUS and no I WILL NOT STOP SHOUTING https://t.co/xhWXkpnE4Y
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4/5
2020
Fascinating! https://t.co/CJuybJmTOaAs celebrities are now joining in with the 5G conspiracy nonsense, here’s some science. https://t.co/bm8UtztQiZ
Retweeted by Marco Silva @KazzOakley Hey Kazz. I'm sorry to hear about what happened to your accounts. My name is Marco and I'm a BBC report… https://t.co/jei4A3nqyu @itsaimeevaughan @Facebook @instagram Hi Aimée. I hope you're well. I'm sorry to hear about what happened to your a… https://t.co/29QLVtHYkT @danicurwenxo Hey Dani. I hope you're well. Have you managed to get your account back? I'm still trying to piece to… https://t.co/ezAsVLZTfU @moulinsarah2002 Hi Sarah. I hope you're well. My name is Marco Silva and I'm a BBC reporter based in London. I'm t… https://t.co/Pby9hgboOqTouting alleged virus cure, ‘simple country doctor’ becomes a right-wing star https://t.co/IAEHsO27ls @georgia_coan So we saw this sort of activity during the Ukraine crisis in 2014. Accounts follow you (as a BBC prod… https://t.co/11uJIJTBsb
Retweeted by Marco Silva5G is not accelerating the spread of the new coronavirus https://t.co/4Uyy5hCuWm via @FullFact
4/3
2020
New Zoom Hack Lets Hackers Compromise Windows and Its Login Password https://t.co/1j9dwlJlCT via @TheHackersNews
4/2
2020
So here we have a national UK newsbrand with an estimated monthly multiplatform reach of 7.7 million publishing the… https://t.co/rtAkh1e04O
Retweeted by Marco Silva @hazelrartist Hi guys. I'm so sorry to hear about what happened to you @hazelrartist and @tishkbarzanji. My name is… https://t.co/MCQzqaC8PH @soulanapparel Hello. My name is Marco and I'm a BBC reporter based in London. I'm so sorry to hear about what happ… https://t.co/IxNsr1kWLG @danicurwenxo Hi Dani. I hope you're safe and well. I'm sorry to hear about what happened to your Facebook account.… https://t.co/xxjgIuLpomHere is some further analysis of the shifting narratives coming out of the People's Republic of China on COVID with… https://t.co/rL3tx2whUY
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4/1
2020
I've been keeping an eye on what appears to be a loosely coordinated trolling campaign targeting Western media in C… https://t.co/us4iQ441MN
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3/31
2020
🇰🇵 I went to meet 🌟 NORTH KOREA’S CELEBRITY DEFECTORS 🌟 with top director @NataliaZuo 🎥. 👀 Watch what happened he… https://t.co/5T7FBdjnXv
Retweeted by Marco Silva @griffmedia @NataliaZuo So proud of you and @NataliaZuo. Top work guys! Big socially distanced hugs.
3/29
2020
The Prime Minister has tested positive for Corona virus. He has mild symptoms and will self-isolate in Downing Stre… https://t.co/Yhgv1QzyZr
Retweeted by Marco SilvaThis is a great article by @FloraCarmichael @mariannaspring about what we can all do to stem the infodemic. We ha… https://t.co/xF97Xold3j
Retweeted by Marco SilvaCoronavirus misinformation is flooding the internet and experts are calling on the public to practice "information… https://t.co/EfS8sKUDyuWE WANT YOUR HELP TACKLING CORONAVIRUS FAKE NEWS ‼️ 👀 Sceptical about a coronavirus video you've been sent on What… https://t.co/wsMCM54L5c
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3/27
2020
🤔Sceptical about the coronavirus information you're being sent on Whatsapp? Please do something useful with it - s… https://t.co/oaS8ENed9x
Retweeted by Marco Silvahttps://t.co/jynWwV52B4 https://t.co/MBIOA5Org9We need to mobilise the viral advertising studios of London. I'm really not joking - they need to memify public hea… https://t.co/mvXEiK368m
Retweeted by Marco SilvaI'm looking at #coronavirus conspiracy theories so you don't have to, and my hand is aching from the constant face-… https://t.co/at2xL6n9j4
Retweeted by Marco SilvaDisinformation on #coronavirus is rife at the moment. Here is one example. It's a viral video racking up more than… https://t.co/w5gl2jR9Tk
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3/25
2020
Dear people, please stop using #infodemic as referring to badinformation on epidemic diseases, because it makes no… https://t.co/Vo0D7FqEef
Retweeted by Marco SilvaThe drug chloroquine has a “100% cure rate” for COVID-19? No. It might help, but the evidence is only anecdotal. https://t.co/gwlCjQFMT9
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3/24
2020
We are aware of claims of NHS staff being deliberately targeted by criminals in London. The MPS is not aware of any… https://t.co/VAL1BT08zl
Retweeted by Marco SilvaConspiracy theorist gets thousands of YouTube views spreading coronavirus rumours https://t.co/csDGUYaSSf (via @DFRLab)Russia and China flood web with coronavirus outbreak lies blaming U.S.; State Dept. fights back - https://t.co/4MdBswtnXD - @washtimes“If you are irresponsible enough to think that you don’t mind if you get the flu, remember it’s not about you - it’… https://t.co/QPC8LjlQGe
Retweeted by Marco SilvaHow can you help stop the spread of bad coronavirus info? Stop and think before you share. Check your sources. Don’… https://t.co/0rf2X7w8VR
Retweeted by Marco SilvaThere’s plenty of them out there ... here’s some more coronavirus myths. https://t.co/yxznK4d1SQ
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3/23
2020
⚠️ There's so much misinformation about Coronavirus circulating on social media and chat apps. 📱 Please DM us with… https://t.co/0FrwZfsF5E
Retweeted by Marco SilvaHer Facebook Friends Asked If Anyone Was Actually Sick. She Had an Answer. https://t.co/5qNK6iD0W5Disinformation meets the coronavirus https://t.co/j3sX0FyMtY via @cjr
3/20
2020
There's a huge amount of misleading information circulating online about coronavirus - from dodgy health tips to sp… https://t.co/Q9mn5wI3uaDisinformation and scapegoating: how America's far right is responding to coronavirus https://t.co/bKut8JhIhzInside the Pro-Trump Facebook Group Where First Responders Call Coronavirus a Hoax https://t.co/p8ALWPvBiRTurkmenistan fights coronavirus with (more) isolation and herbal remedies https://t.co/kxjkB36uXa via @MaximEdwardsFake news about fake news. https://t.co/jWvY8vKzEe - @EUvsDisinfo goes meta. #CoronavirusStellar job by @bbcouch: the 'Cabin Fever Podcast'. Have a listen: https://t.co/JZiLILiFOB #StaySafeStayHomeThe 1st episode of our new #CoronavirusNewscast is here and it is packed with information you need about how the vi… https://t.co/SWoCW6tLKV
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3/19
2020
Russia feeding coronavirus disinformation to sow panic in West, EU documents says https://t.co/qart8uNvKm @BenJourno @BBCOS @hbriggs @blondeafro @Pumza_Fihlani .@paddingtonbear couldn't be more excited! Big hug mateBecause I'm a massive verification nerd who hates fun, here's a little thread on geolocating these photos that peop… https://t.co/Zy9QLugH29
Retweeted by Marco Silva"It’s kind of a 'boost first, moderate later' logic where you boost all the content according to the algorithm, and… https://t.co/tDjYgIMMbTWant to help keep your favourite BBC radio programmes on air or podcasts online? If you are a bit techie yourself a… https://t.co/6OT12xliPT
Retweeted by Marco SilvaEncountered any suspicious looking messages that could be fake news? Worried about mass misinformation spreading on… https://t.co/PwyfvUGMrJ
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3/18
2020
"When business with someone goes well, Dton infects them with a RAT just in case it later turns out to be useful; w… https://t.co/H8EDQw2NQm
3/17
2020

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