Tuesday , January 26 2021

How One Tweet Turned Pro-China Trolls Against the NBA – The Wall Street Journal, The Wall Street Journal


       

LeBron James wasn’t the only Twitter user who thought Daryl Morey’s tweet supporting Hong Kong’s protesters was misinformed. There was a whole army of pro-China troll accounts that happened to agree.

A review of nearly 170, 000 tweets, plus analysis from expert information warfare researchers, shows that Morey was the target of what appears to be a coordinated harassment campaign after his tweet on Oct. 4 set off an international furor and threatened the NBA’s future in the world’s most populous country.

…   

Brave Browser
Read More
Payeer

About admin

Check Also

Pubs and restaurants could stay shut until JULY as councils are given power to extend lockdown rules – Daily Mail, Daily Mail

Pubs and restaurants could stay closed until July after Government chiefs chose to extend the lockdown powers given to councils.The specially-created powers, which give local authorities in England the ability to close venues and tape-off public areas due to coronavirus, were due to expire next week.But in a blow to million of Britons hoping for a…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *