Pentagon research office wants innovative tools to spot influence campaigns

C4ISRNET: A new broad agency announcement shows that the Pentagon’s top research arm wants to work with industry to develop technology that can track adversarial influence operations across social media platforms.

The announcement from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for a project called INfluence Campaign Awareness and Sensemaking (INCAS) will use an automated detection tool to unveil influence operations online.

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