Tagging X-ian trolls

Discussion in 'Ask Baldy, Blame Cannonshot' started by configurationspace, Aug 24, 2018.

  1. configurationspace

    configurationspace delooper

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    Is there a reasonable way to "tag" Russian trolls, or more generally trolls supported by foreign governments, in an attempt to influence American (or any Y not equal to X) citizen opinions?

    Forums like Facebook and Twitter are coming under increasing scrutiny for effectively giving a platform to manufacture fake news, and fake opinions. To what extent should advrider consider similar actions?

    In CSM I think most of the Russian trolls are well-identified by the long-timers but if you're new it's probably confusing.
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  2. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    Not, a all. We are very small fish in a big sea. Besides, you assume fake news matters on a MC forum. The only place it would make any difference is CSM, which has no access to bots. Besides, it is loaded with opinions, 99% are crap!
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