The Computational Propaganda Project

Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford

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

The project’s research into the 2016 US election was covered in the BBC.

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 the full article here.

BBCPhil HowardU.S. Presidential DebateU.S. Presidential Election

Phil Howard • 27th October 2016

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