Examining trolls and polarization with a retweet network

Leo G Stewart
Leo G Stewart
Ahmer Arif
Ahmer Arif

Proc. ACM WSDM, workshop on misinformation and misbehavior mining on the web, 2018.

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Abstract:

This research examines the relationship between political homophily and organized trolling efforts. This is accomplished by analyzing how Russian troll accounts were retweeted on Twitter in the context of the# BlackLivesMatter movement. This analysis shows that these conversations were divided along political lines, and that the examined ...More

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