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Interesting traffic here on #MyFirstVoteForModi...
Some interestingly busy accounts, too.

Check out @SWEETY29259219. Created yesterday, 467 tweets already.

Per @TwitonomyApp, they're all retweets.
Or how about @Deepakk64155053? Created yesterday, 173 tweets since.

Per @TwitonomyApp, all but one was a retweet. The exception was word for word the same as posted by many other accounts.

These accounts posted over 160 times each on #MyFirstVoteForModi, per @Sysomos.
Given how much effort @Twitter is putting into stopping artificial manipulation, someone out there may be thinking the best way to avoid it would be to stand a batch of new accounts up, run them until they're busted, and start over.

Burner bots, in fact.
At that stage, it's a numbers game. Very few followers, high volume of posts, all (or almost all) retweets.

Trying to get spotted by the algorithm, more than actual human users.

Again, though, not all the curious behaviour is on one side.

Traffic on #GoBackModi saw pretty intense engagement. The 50 most active posters today posted 7,586 times. That's not normal.
This one, for example. Per @Sysomos, it posted the hashtag 257 times.

Per @Twitonomy, its posts are practically all retweets.

Older than the pro-Modi accounts, though. March 2018.
Or this one. Per @Sysomos, 204 posts on the same hashtag.

22 days old, and 5,529 posts already.

Averaging over 260 posts a day. Even a +quiet+ day was over 100.
The attempts at manipulation aren't as massive as with #TNwelcomesModi or #GoBackModi, but they're there nonetheless.

Again, though, the follower numbers are low. This is about reaching the algorithm, not reaching people directly.
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