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Black Propaganda – The US Government And The Sock Puppets

The US government sockpuppets create the illusion of real people in social networking

There is an increasing trend on Twitter for automated processes to spread the message their authors want to push, a fairly well know crude and rudiementary offering is the @Al_AGW bot, which can be fairly quickly identified as a robotic process, still none the less, enganges people in one sided aruguments than can run for a considerable time.

Just imagine if an organisation were to throw a lot of money at building sophisticated propaganda bots, or sockpuppets as they are more commonly know, the possibilites are endless, and if that organisation were the US government: Read the rest of this entry