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Have you seen any propaganda?


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Governments in 30 countries pay 'keyboard armies' to spread propaganda, report says

At least 30 governments around the world are employing "keyboard armies" to spread propaganda and attack critics, a report has found.

The annual "Freedom on the Net" report from the think tank Freedom House showed that the spread of online misinformation went far beyond Russia and China to almost half of the 65 countries studied in the report.

It found governments including Mexico, Saudi Arabia and Turkey were using "paid pro-government commentators" to shape opinions online, often to give the impression of grassroots support for government policies.

They include paid commentators, trolls, bots and fake news, which are used to harass journalists, flood social media with fabricated opinions and erode trust in other media. The report's authors warned that the techniques had become far more advanced and widespread in recent years, and said fake news had been employed in an attempt to influence elections in 18 countries, including the UK.
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Post on Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:31 pm by bluesheart

Uk conservatives are guilty as hell along with ch5 and many media.

the downside is that people out there belief what they are seeing and reading and the daft ******** only vote for these people only for the very people they vote for turning against them

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