Twitter suspends fake accounts pretending to be Black Trump supporters

Source: CNN International - View Original Article
Published: Oct 15, 2020
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100% Conservative


Bias Score Calculation:

This article includes the following sentiments, providing an average bias score of 100% Conservative:

  • 1 negative sentiment for Black Lives Matter Protest


Policies:

Iran
Black Lives Matter Protest

Sentiments

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98% "I follow all back, Love ya""
94% "The fake accounts followed familiar patternsA few suspended accounts, compiled by O'Sullivan and disinformation expert Josh Russell, show that their creators followed similar patterns: ..."
90% "Screenshots of the other now-suspended accounts showed they were retweeted dozens of times before Twitter took action.""
89% "His location was set to Detroit, and he'd only joined Twitter in August.""
78% "I was shocked by it, Williams told CNN on Wednesday.""
-81% "Williams was profiled in the paper for his wrongful arrest after facial recognition software led Detroit police to accuse him of shoplifting.""
-85% "The Russian operatives' goal, according to findings from the US Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, was to get Americans, including Black users, to deepen ..."
-86% "The users would then resume making political comments after deleting the tweets, and thus deleting evidence of financial motivation, and would change photos and ..."
-94% "Many have tweeted this identical phrase: YES IM BLACK AND IM VOTING FOR TRUMP.""
-96% "I thought it was a weird attempt to mislead people.""


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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

4% : Earlier this month, Twitter suspended over 1,500 accounts, including over 100 that were hacked by actors in Iran to amplify "politically sensitive topics" like Black Lives Matter and the killing of George Floyd.
98% : I follow all back, Love ya" "
94% : The fake accounts followed familiar patternsA few suspended accounts, compiled by O'Sullivan and disinformation expert Josh Russell, show that their creators followed similar patterns: They'd all joined Twitter recently; their Twitter handles usually included a reference to "MAGA" or "KAG," Trump's newer campaign slogan that stands for "Keep America Great;" and their profile pictures were often stock images of Black men and women.
90% : Screenshots of the other now-suspended accounts showed they were retweeted dozens of times before Twitter took action.
89% : His location was set to Detroit, and he'd only joined Twitter in August.
78% : "I was shocked by it," Williams told CNN on Wednesday.
19% : Williams was profiled in the paper for his wrongful arrest after facial recognition software led Detroit police to accuse him of shoplifting.
15% : The Russian operatives' goal, according to findings from the US Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, was to get Americans, including Black users, to "deepen their engagement" with the Russian operatives by signing petitions to share their personal information and attending events in an overall attempt to undermine Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton's chances of winning the election.
14% : "The users would then resume making political comments after deleting the tweets, and thus deleting evidence of "financial motivation," and would change photos and handles to avoid being detected by the platform, Riddell tweeted on Tuesday. "
6% : Many have tweeted this identical phrase: "YES IM BLACK AND IM VOTING FOR TRUMP."
4% : "I thought it was a weird attempt to mislead people."

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization

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