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Paid Trolls Floods Social Media to Counteract Negative News About Hillary Clinton

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by Revmitchell, Oct 11, 2016.

  1. Revmitchell

    Revmitchell Well-Known Member
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    A significant portion of online support for Hillary Clinton is manufactured by paid “astroturf” trolls: a large team of supporters who spend long hours responding to negative news on the internet about her. The Clinton SuperPAC Correct the Record, which is affiliated with her campaign, acknowledged in an April press release that it was spending $1 million on project “Breaking Barriers” to pay people to respond to negative information about Clinton on social media sites like Facebook, Reddit, Instagram and Twitter. That amount has since increased to over $6 million. The trolls create a false impression that Clinton has more support than she really does, because one supporter will frequently create multiple anonymous accounts.

    https://stream.org/astroturf-outrag...unteract-negative-news-about-hillary-clinton/
     
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  2. Revmitchell

    Revmitchell Well-Known Member
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    A couple of them, I suspect, frequent this board quite regularly.
     
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    Says the Breitbart marketing director for the Baptist Board. My irony meter just exploded.
     
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    *laugh* Had to log back in to say that this is the funniest thing that I have read today.

    Cheers.
     
  5. InTheLight

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    Welcome back, Rolfe.
     
  6. Use of Time

    Use of Time Well-Known Member
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    Good to see you Rolfe. Hope all has been well.
     
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    Thanks, Guys. Just a temporary break from watching the Trump Train do a Casey Jones...
     
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    777 Well-Known Member
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    That's it! Trump's done! It's over! Again.

    On topic, nothing or really illegal about what Hillary's doing with this astroturf. Who really knows or cares who how and where they're posting, Sugar Daddy Soros has deep pockets.
     
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