Skip to comments.Video: A Brief Look Of The Real Bot Farms In China That Troll In Behalf Of The CCP
Posted on 05/22/2020 2:18:50 PM PDT by USA Conservative
Nearly half of the Twitter accounts spreading messages on the social media platform about the coronavirus pandemic are likely bots, researchers at Carnegie Mellon University said Wednesday.
Researchers culled through more than 200 million tweets discussing the virus since January and found that about 45% were sent by accounts that behave more like computerized robots than humans.
It is too early to say conclusively which individuals or groups are behind the bot accounts, but researchers said the tweets appeared aimed at sowing division in America.
We do know that it looks like its a propaganda machine, and it definitely matches the Chinese playbooks, but it would take a tremendous amount of resources to substantiate that, said Kathleen Carley, a professor of computer science at Carnegie Mellon University who is conducting a study into bot-generated coronavirus activity on Twitter that has yet to be published.
Researchers identified more than 100 false narratives about COVID-19 that are proliferating on Twitter by accounts controlled by bots.
While their ranks have been unknown and their precise inner workings uncertain, at least everyone agrees on their name: wumao, or 50-centers, slang for the 50 Chinese cents they allegedly receive for each social media post.
Now, a new report suggests its time to re-imagine who these people are and how they operate.
A May 17 paper written by professors at Harvard, Stanford, and the University of California, San Diego provides the most detailed and ambitious description of Chinas 50-centers available to date. It confirms the existence of a massive secret operation in China pumping out an estimated 488 million fabricated social media posts per year, part of an effort to regularly distract the public and change the subject from any policy-related issues that threaten to anger citizens enough to turn them out onto the streets.
But the research finds no evidence these 50-centers are, in fact, paid 50 cents, nor does it find they engage in a direct and angry argument with their opponents.
Instead, they are mostly bureaucrats already on the public payroll, responding to government directives at a time of heightened tension to flood social media with pro-government cheerleading. A video that recently surfaced on the internet shows a brief look into the CCP farms even do they officially say that they work for money we all know the truth! Video below:
You know every working cell phone in China has to be registered to a real person and the government can track them all. There is zero chance this isnt CCP run and the mainstream media cant fool us anymore.
Customers in China who buy SIM cards or register new mobile-phone services must have their faces scanned under a new law that came into effect yesterday. Chinas government says the new rule, which was passed into law back in September 2019, will protect the legitimate rights and interest of citizens in cyberspace.
The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) took advantage of the open society and freedom of speech in the West and made it a tool for its own propaganda against democracy
So....the democrats are COLLUDING with the ChiComs, eh? Isn’t that special?
which means nearly ALL of the pro-shutdown propaganda is CCP in origin
So....the democrats are COLLUDING with the ChiComs, eh? “
Yes they are. The rats are going to get massive help from the ChiComs for November.
Naturally, they will. My money is on the USA, though. The Commies will fail in a spectacular manner.
no video @ link
“which means nearly ALL of the pro-shutdown propaganda is CCP in origin”
Appears that way. And there’s a ton of useful idiots in the US pushing the ChiComm bot propaganda.
I hope we have the ability to flip a switch and turn it all off.
“Researchers identified more than 100 false narratives about COVID-19...”
100 false narratives?
The Fearpers and FluBros gotta lotta work to do to catch up with the Chinese. Bloody pikers
There is a working link farther down the page FRiend.
Q is a Chinese AI bot.
Which leads me back to what I was saying all along this pandemic was a joint venture with china
Bots are one reason Clinton thought it was a coronation ready for her. The tech Nazis Google,Fakebook and Twitter assured her. She had bots from every cesspool server on the planet. If we are not ready and careful they will succeed this time.
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