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Spammers, Scammers, and Trolls: Political Bot Manipulation

Sam Woolley wrote an article for the Open Technology Institute at the New America Foundation. What is relatively new and on the rise is the cunning use of social bots by politicians, astroturf activists, and ideological extremists. These “political” bots and the messages they produce ...

2014-09-29T12:16:03+00:00 September 29th, 2014|Public Scholarship|