Twitter bans ~1,500 accounts, source says for spreading misleading election-related content; the "NPC" accounts were 4chan and Reddit users posing as activists (Kevin Roose/New York Times)

Kevin Roose / New York Times:
Twitter bans ~1,500 accounts, source says for spreading misleading election-related content; the “NPC” accounts were 4chan and Reddit users posing as activists  —  Twitter has barred hundreds of right-wing users for posing as soulless, “nonplayable” liberal activists.



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