Burned After Reading: Endless Mayfly’s Ephemeral Disinformation Campaign
This dataset includes the following CSV files:
domains.csv: List of domains registered by the operators
fake_articles.csv: List of fake articles published by the operators
personas_bylines.csv: List of articles published on open platforms by personas used in this campaign
3rd_party_articles.csv: List of articles published on third-party websites based on fake information published in this campaign
Short_urls.csv: List of short links used by the personas that redirected to the inauthentic articles
Personas Twitter activity[folder]: Personas’ Twitter activity pulled from Twitter’s API.
While we are aware that the data above is partial, it is representative of some of the strategies and tactics employed by this campaign and may be useful for other researchers conducting their own investigations.