Twitter releases massive data trove on Russian, Iranian foreign influence campaigns
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Twitter published on Wednesday a massive trove of data associated with foreign influence and misinformation campaigns spanning nearly a decade – just three weeks before the U.S. midterm elections.
The social media company said in a blog post Wednesday this morning the data comes from 3,841 accounts affiliated with the Russian-backed Internet Research Agency. [19659005
"They include more than 10 million tweets and more than 2 million images, GIFs, videos, and periscope broadcasts," he says.
Twitter included some examples of the tweets in its release.
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