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Twitter deleted a network of 170,000 Chinese state-backed accounts pushing propaganda

Reuters Twitter disclosed three major state-backed networks pushing propaganda for China, Russia, and Turkey. The Chinese network was by far the largest, comprising some 170,000 accounts. Twitter found a “core” network of 23,750 accounts tweeting pro-government material, and this was in turn spread by 150,000 “amplifier” accounts.

Source: Twitter deleted a network of 170,000 Chinese state-backed accounts pushing propaganda

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