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Old 02-14-2018, 03:43 PM
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https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/social-...tweets-n844731
Twitter deleted 200,000 Russian troll tweets

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These accounts, working in concert as part of large networks, pushed hundreds of thousands of inflammatory tweets, from fictitious tales of Democrats practicing witchcraft to hardline posts from users masquerading as Black Lives Matter activists. Investigators have traced the accounts to a Kremlin-linked propaganda outfit founded in 2013 known as the Internet Research Association (IRA). The organization has been assessed by the U.S. Intelligence Community to be part of a Russian state-run effort to influence the outcome of the 2016 U.S. presidential race. And they're not done.
That last phrase is the really scary part.

I wonder if Facebook, YouTube and other social media have a handle on Russian troll activity going through their platforms.