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let's go on a #bothunt
You can still find most of these #russian #bots yourself.
And they did retweet during the #UK general election for Labour leader #JeremyCorbyn
thetimes.co.uk/article/expose…
some clues are the date ranges provided and the account types
1st thing we do is check @jeremycorbyn's timeline. He only has 9k tweets so we should be able to get the tweet IDs for that date range(may-june 2017)
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Either #reddit is intentionally hiding the full extent of what the Internet research agency was doing OR they just have no clue how to identify the accounts. The 940 accounts they list were mostly trash.

#TrollFactory #IRA #Putin #Russia

reddit.com/r/announcement… via @reddit
while digging around in the list they posted i noticed a website some of the accounts posted links to
butthis.com
The site is gone now. But there is an archive of it here:

web.archive.org/web/2016010919…
This is kind of an obscure website, a lot like blackmattersus.com, blacktolive.org, and hilltendo.com.
All known IRA ran websites. All posted to reddit by known IRA ran accounts.
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Poking around in the "official"; list of #reddit #trollfactory or internet research agency accounts.

I'm using the Reddit @googleanalytics BigQuery dataset. so the submissions only go back to decembreddit.com/r/announcement…QcirpplDzB
highest scoring submission:
u/shomyo
48k karma to /r/news

reddit.com/r/news/comment…
user was active until yesterday. what's up @PrisonPlanet.
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Russian troll factory tweets during the 2016 primary season.
these are a mix of my personal stash and the @NBC @bpopken data, don't take them as gospel. Just showing that they did start in the primaries.
#TrollFactory #Russiantroll #Putin #55Savushkina #InternetReseachAgency
CBS Democratic debate at Drake University in Iowa on November 14, 2015
CNN GOP debate in Las Vegas on December 15th 2015
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