Twitter Says Russian Bots Retweeted Trump 470,000 Times

www.bloomberg.com

Donald Trump locked up the crucial Russian-bot bloc during the 2016 election, Twitter told Congress:

The automated accounts retweeted the Republican candidate’s @realDonaldTrump posts almost 470,000 times, accounting for just more than 4 percent of the re-tweets he received from Sept. 1 to Nov. 15, 2016. Hillary Clinton’s account got less than 50,000 retweets by the Russian-linked automated accounts during the same period of time, the company said in documents posted Friday by the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Read more...
Linkedin

Want to receive more content like this in your inbox?