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Sun Nov 5, 2017, 04:42 AM

Did 'bots' inflame online anger over controversial ad in Virginia governor's race?

Tnominee for Virginia governor, says it has evidence that automated social media accounts - or bots - were used to inflame online chatter about a controversial TV ad launched by a progressive group that's backing Northam.


That ad, which depicted a white Gillespie supporter in a pickup truck bedecked with a Confederate flag chasing children of different ethnicities, was sponsored by the Latino Victory Fund and ran for just two days last week on Spanish language stations...
https://www.google.com/amp/www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/politics/ct-online-bots-virginia-governor-race-20171104-story,amp.html

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