TechXplore: Who let the trolls out? Researchers investigate state-sponsored trolls

TechXplore: Who let the trolls out? Researchers investigate state-sponsored trolls . “Over the past few years, journalists and politicians have often highlighted the presence of state-sponsored online trolls with the mission of swaying public opinion on particular issues. Researchers at Cyprus University of Technology, UCL, University of Alabama at Birmingham, and Boston University have taken a closer look at this phenomenon, hoping to achieve a better understanding of how these actors operate.”