Erin Gallagher Profile picture - independent researcher. previously: @TaSCResearch
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Oct 1, 2018 36 tweets 26 min read
OK my @medium account got "caught in the spam filter" & has been restored so let me try this #thread again. I've been working for several months on a series of blogs explaining trolling & botting tactics used by 4chan during the election. #ContentWarning:… Several months ago @elimisteve from @PursuanceProj found a series of pastebins and sent them to me. 4chan trolls studied learned graphic design software to make memes, memetic warfare and botting to troll the election.…
Aug 10, 2018 22 tweets 20 min read
I've been working on two big projects for several months, one is finally finished tonight. #QAnon network visualizations:… #QAnon trends appear to be connected to Twitter rooms, high-volume accounts and a conservative political marketing firm called AppSame.

This is a user-to-user @gephi graph of 51,437 #QAnon tweets  from May 3 to May 11… #dataviz
Jul 23, 2018 7 tweets 7 min read
1/ #WalkAway #FakeNews #Thread Michele Stapleton posted these posters (and the stock images they came from) on Facebook and seeing them all together I recognized the style guide.

h/t… 2/ couple more... I have seen this font on propaganda posters before.
Jun 17, 2018 4 tweets 2 min read
2015 UNHCR study "Women on the Run" published first hand accounts of refugees fleeing El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico… (60 page pdf) "Women interviewed for this report indicated that they and their children face extreme levels of violence on a near-daily basis. They described being raped, assaulted, extorted, and threatened by members of criminal armed groups, including gangs and drug cartels."
Feb 8, 2018 12 tweets 5 min read
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