The New York Times examined 4,600 Twitter accounts that retweeted Chinese envoys and state-run media outlets in one recent week and discovered that many were likely bots. The analysis revealed that nearly one in seven of these accounts tweeted almost nothing original, one in three accounts were created in the past three months and one in seven accounts had zero followers. Some of the accounts...
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