EU vs Disinfo
According to the study, Russian trolls tweeted both pro-and anti-vaccine messages, a strategy often used by trolls to confuse audiences and undermine established facts or institutions. Mark Dredze, one of the researchers who took part in the study, said Russian trolls played both sides to “erode public trust in vaccination, exposing us all to the risk of infectious diseases.”
Bots and Russian trolls are behind many of the messages about vaccination published on social media, according to a new study by researchers at George Washington University.
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