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Turkey’s governing party accused of sending 37 million fake Tweets

Social media companies have increasingly become aware of the role that governments have in trying to manipulate narratives

Twitter recently revealed that it had detected tens of thousands of accounts linked to pro-government propaganda operations in Turkey, China and Russia.

  • Seth J. Frantzman
  • The Jerusalem Post

While the largest number of accounts were identified from China, the largest number of tweets were manufactured by far-right members of Ankara’s ruling AKP party.

The social media company alleges that more than 36.9 million tweets were made by these fake accounts to push an…

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