The Computational Propaganda Project

Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford

Russia weaponized Twitter to sway election

Sam Woolley appeared on CNN to discuss the project’s research and the possible influence of Russian bot accounts during the lead up to the 2016 US Presidential election.

CNN’s Drew Griffin looks into how Russia used Twitter as a weapon in its propaganda campaign during the 2016 US election by using fake, pro-Trump accounts to influence voters.

Watch the full video here.

CNNSamuel C. Woolley

Robert Gorwa • 27th September 2017


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