Jared Kushner called it "a couple of Facebook ads." But a new study found that every 25,000 re-tweets by accounts connected to a Russian troll farm predicted a one percent increase in opinion polls for Trump in 2016.
The more we learn, the worse it looks. “New study shows Russian propaganda may really have helped Trump”
A new study demonstrates that Trump's gains in popularity during the 2016 campaign correlated closely with high levels of social media activity by the Russian trolls and bots of the Internet Research Agency, a key weapon in the Russian attack.
Anyone surprised? New study shows Russian propaganda may really have helped Trump
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New study: Russian propaganda may really have helped Trump in 2016 Trump's gains in popularity during the 2016 campaign correlated closely w/ high levels of social media activity by the Russian trolls & bots of the IRA, a key weapon in the Russian attack.
New study by University of Tennessee researchers reveals that Russian propaganda may really have helped Trump win the 2016 election
The study found that every 25,000 re-tweets by accounts connected to the Internet Research Agency, a troll farm led by an oligarch close to President Putin, predicted a 1% increase in opinion polls for President Trump.
New study: Russian propaganda may really have helped Trump in 2016 via
New study shows Russian propaganda may really have helped Trump
New study: Russian propaganda may really have helped Trump in 2016 via
The study showed that “Trump's gains in popularity during the 2016 campaign correlated closely with high levels of social media activity by the Russian trolls and bots of the Internet Research Agency, a key weapon in the Russian attack.”
This methodology seems impeccable, I mean who could dispute that retweets from Russian trolls generated major shifts of voter opinion in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania
You're a Russian autocrat, you want to damage the US, and democracies generally. What to do? Support #Republicans. That was #Putin 's math.
A new study demonstrates that Trump's gains in popularity during the 2016 campaign correlated closely with high levels of social media activity by the Russian trolls and bots of the Internet Research Agency, a key weapon in the Russian attack on...