Political bots

Project on Algorithms, Computational Propaganda, and Digital Politics

Fake News Bots

Automated social media accounts known as ‘bots’ may be used to distort political perception online. We speak with research director Samuel Woolley of the Oxford Internet Institute’s Computational Propaganda Project to learn more about this phenomenon.

Listen to the interview with OPB’s Think Out Loud.

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Gillian Bolsover Gillian Bolsover • 10th January 2017


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