Those Russian Twitter Bots Didnt Do $#!% in 2016, Says New Study

There is “no evidence” Russian Twitter bots had any meaningful effect pushing voters to Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election.


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Those Russian Twitter Bots Didn’t Do $#!% in 2016, Says New Study

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