October 23, 2021

Thousands of Twitter accounts that spread fake news during the 2016 election are still active today, say researchers

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By Zack Whittaker From TechCrunch Fake news and misinformation was a key tactic used by the Russians during the 2016 presidential election to try to sway voters against candidates and sow mistruths and mistrust. Research by the Knight Foundation found that more than 80 percent of the Twitter accounts that repeatedly spread false information during […]