19 votes

Twitter is suspending 70 pro-Bloomberg accounts, citing ‘platform manipulation’

5 comments

  1. [3]
    Bullmaestro
    Link
    There's suspicion that he (or if not him, someone else who wants him in power, perhaps Russia) is trying to astroturf Reddit too. At least one subreddit, namely /r/JusticeServed, has been putting...

    There's suspicion that he (or if not him, someone else who wants him in power, perhaps Russia) is trying to astroturf Reddit too.

    At least one subreddit, namely /r/JusticeServed, has been putting up endorsements for him on their subreddit and banning people for calling them out. If you don't believe me, go there right now and look at the sidebar.

    6 votes
    1. [2]
      HoolaBoola
      Link Parent
      And the subreddit for the posts removed from JusticeServed, /r/JusticeServedPure, has been closed due to "brigading by Chapo Trap House"

      And the subreddit for the posts removed from JusticeServed, /r/JusticeServedPure, has been closed due to "brigading by Chapo Trap House"

      1. Bullmaestro
        Link Parent
        Interesting that place is solely run by DrDreamtime, the mod who has been going on a massive power trip unfairly banning people lately.

        Interesting that place is solely run by DrDreamtime, the mod who has been going on a massive power trip unfairly banning people lately.

  2. rkcr
    Link
    This doesn't surprise me at all - near the beginning of his campaign I got a push poll that asked me how I felt about all the amazing, incredible things Bloomberg has done.

    This doesn't surprise me at all - near the beginning of his campaign I got a push poll that asked me how I felt about all the amazing, incredible things Bloomberg has done.

    3 votes
  3. FishFingus
    Link
    It would be interesting to know how much these public figures bloat their follower accounts with bots, too. Does anyone have reliable numbers on that?

    It would be interesting to know how much these public figures bloat their follower accounts with bots, too. Does anyone have reliable numbers on that?