BuzzFeed: This Is What The Twitter Abuse Of Politicians During The Election Really Looked Like

BuzzFeed: This Is What The Twitter Abuse Of Politicians During The Election Really Looked Like. “Abusive tweets targeting MPs doubled in the wake of the Manchester and London Bridge terror attacks, according to new analysis by BuzzFeed News and the University of Sheffield that reveals for the first time the scale of abuse faced by politicians on Twitter during the general election campaign. The research covered 840,000 tweets and suggests that the amount of abuse in the run-up to the snap election was heavily influenced by news events, with abusive tweets to MPs soaring in the wake of the two terrorist attacks.”

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