Twitter is finally following Facebook's lead and coming clean about how Russian trolls abused their platform in spreading misinformation ahead of the 2016 U.S. presidential election. But even in transparency, Twitter is still clouding the issue by literally deleting the evidence.
In late January, the company published a blog post detailing some of its findings on accounts run by the Russian-linked Internet Research Agency (IRA) that was responsible for many (if not most) of the malicious bot behavior across the platform. Other efforts included reaching out to Twitter users who interacted with these accounts and sharing a few examples of such content. Read more...More about Twitter, 2016 Presidential Election, Russian Bots, Tech, and Social Media Companies