Category Archives: Propaganda

Bots in the Twittersphere

By Pew Research Center (Ken Feltman: This research report is one of the most comprehensive and thoughtful reports to tackle the growing role of bots.) An estimated two-thirds of tweeted links to popular websites are posted by automated accounts – … Continue reading

Posted in Artificial Intelligence, Democracy, Elections, Fake news, Pew Research, Politics, polls, Propaganda, Robots

Russian propaganda effort helped spread ‘fake news’ during election, experts say

By Craig Timberg The flood of “fake news” this election season got support from a sophisticated Russian propaganda campaign that created and spread misleading articles online with the goal of punishing Democrat Hillary Clinton, helping Republican Donald Trump and undermining … Continue reading

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