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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: medium.com/@erin_gallaghe… 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. medium.com/@erin_gallaghe…
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: medium.com/@erin_gallaghe… #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 medium.com/@erin_gallaghe… #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 facebook.com/michelestaplet… 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 acnur.org/fileadmin/Docu… (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
Just poking around this interesting website... "TweetAttacksPro 4 is designed to run thousands of twitter accounts at the same time 24/7"

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