Analysis of 14M tweets from May 2016 and March 2017 found bots accounted for 34% of shares of articles from low-credibility sources but were only 6% of accounts (Daniel Funke/Poynter)

Daniel Funke / Poynter:
Analysis of 14M tweets from May 2016 and March 2017 found bots accounted for 34% of shares of articles from low-credibility sources but were only 6% of accounts  —  Since the 2016 American election, there has been a lot of speculation about the role that bots played in spreading online misinformation.



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