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Lawrence Alexander · November, 2015

I employ social network analysis, open-source investigation and self-written code to research the political use of social media and the web, with a focus on fake news and disinformation.

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Latest posts by Lawrence Alexander from November, 2015

27 November 2015

Are Russian News Media Getting a Boost from Retweet Bots on Twitter?

RuNet Echo

Analysis indicates the retweet and favorite counts of some of Russia's top news agencies are seemingly being artificially inflated by hundreds of Twitter bots.