Russian Twitter bots pumped out fake news

Bernie Sanders’ campaign faced a fake news tsunami — where did it come from? How Russian Twitter bots pumped out fake news during the 2016 election. Did Russia attempt to influence Sanders’ supporters? If we are going to investigate the various ways that Russia tried to influence the 2016 election, this is a legitimate line of inquiry. Did Russia delete its Twitter mob? After our election, the frog bots dispatched to “undermine trust, create divisions, and foment chaos” crossed the Atlantic to plague France. Barbara Fister (New Mexico): Practicing Freedom for the Post-Truth Era. Is “fake news” fooling kids? New report says yes. Fake news spreads when people trust their friends too much. 2016 didn’t just give us “fake news” — it likely gave us false memories. This is how you stop fake news.