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Automated Pro-Trump Overwhelmed Pro-Clinton Messages, Researchers Say

The project's research on the US Presidential Election was covered in The New York Times. An automated army of pro-Donald J. Trump chatbots overwhelmed similar programs supporting Hillary Clinton five to one in the days leading up to the presidential election, according to a report ...

2016-11-18T13:24:24+00:00 November 18th, 2016|In the News|

How Bots, Twitter, and Hackers Pushed Trump to the Finish Line

The project's research on the 2016 US election was covered in Wiired. Following the third debate, automated pro-Trump accounts on Twitter pumped out seven times more messages than pro-Clinton accounts. Most of these accounts, it turned out, were powered by chatbots: the newest tool in computational propaganda. “It’s ...

2016-11-12T14:20:46+00:00 November 12th, 2016|In the News|

How pro-Trump Twitter bots are still manipulating the 2016 conversation

Our research on the 2016 US election was covered in the Daily Dot. According to a recent study released by a trio of researchers at Hungary’s Corvinus University, Oxford University in the U.K, and the University of Washington in Washington state, hashtags relating to the last general ...

2016-11-09T15:55:01+00:00 November 9th, 2016|In the News, Uncategorised|