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Is Twitter Teeming With Russian Agents And Bots?

Twitter is now widely suspected of serving as a platform for Russian agents to influence popular perceptions and election outcomes in the United States. “There is evidence that Twitter may have been used even more extensively than Facebook in the Russian influence campaign last year,” The New York Times reports. “In addition to Russia-linked Twitter accounts that posed as Americans, the platform was also used for large-scale automated messaging.”

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