Study: Bots Used to Manipulate Social Media in Favor of European Super League (Voice of America)

Voice of America: Study: Bots Used to Manipulate Social Media in Favor of European Super League . “Hundreds of bots and thousands of fake accounts run by ‘troll farms’ tried to manipulate social media debates in favor of the European Super League (ESL) after the project was announced last April, according to a study from a Spanish digital consultancy. The study from Pandemia Digital, which was first published by Spanish news outlet El Confidencial, said several fake Twitter accounts amplified pro-ESL and anti-UEFA content in the 72 hours following the project’s announcement.”

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