Political bots

Project on Algorithms, Computational Propaganda, and Digital Politics

Pro-Clinton Bots ‘Fought Back but Outnumbered in Second Debate’

Web robots dedicated to posting pro-Hillary Clinton tweets appear to have become more vocal in the second US presidential debate, says a study.

But it adds that pro-Donald Trump bots saw an even bigger gain in activity, giving the Republican a potential advantage on the social network.

Read more on the BBC.

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Phil Howard Phil Howard • 27th October 2016

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