The Computational Propaganda Project

Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford

We the…Bots & Trolls

Project member Nick Monaco was interviewed on PBS about his Taiwanese case study. Find the full video here.

Cracking the Stealth Political Influence of Bots

The project’s research was covered on PBS. Among the millions of real people tweeting about the presidential race, there are also a lot accounts operated by fake people, or “bots.” Politicians and regular users alike use these accounts to increase their follower bases and push messages. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien reports on how computer scientists…

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