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This morning, Donald Trump retweeted 53 accounts purporting to be "firefighters" who were planning to support him over Biden.

Out of curiosity, I ran those 53 accounts through @BotSentinel to find out how credible they were.

Here are the takeaways...
...Of the 53 "firefighter" accounts, based solely on their bot-like qualities...

- 10 were "ALARMING"
- 21 were "PROBLEMATIC"
- 13 were "MODERATE"
- 9 were "NORMAL"

The average score for ALL of the accounts promoted by Trump today was 51%, which is considered "PROBLEMATIC"...
...Furthermore, a dozen of the accounts have no avatar or use a stock image as their profile picture. Additionally, several of the accounts do not list "firefighter" in their bio nor do they tweet about other firefighter-related content on their timelines...
...Here's what it means:

In 2016, Trump and his team promoted content that was produced or popularized by automated accounts, some from foreign origins. They pushed false and misleading content in efforts to sway public opinion.

They are doing it again in the lead up to 2020...
...So what can we do?

Below are the confirmed bots that Trump retweeted this morning, those "PROBLEMATIC" and "ALARMING" accounts, in descending order based on their likelihood of being a trollbot.

Report them.

Mute them

Block them.

Together, we can sound the alarm...
...Likely bots Trump is promoting 1/3:

@BradyBbum1957 (93%)
@cmd629 (91%)
@kshaferus (89%)
@TGrande7 (86%)
@VanhortonM (85%)
@JimmyMac233 (83%)
@wadar1969 (83%)
@ro18007212 (80%)
@mitchraider60 (78%)
@icemanTom (77%)
@mr36561 (74%)
@blinddog007 (73%)
@Steverefresh (72%)

...Likely bots Trump is promoting 2/3:

@Krobbio (72%)
@JeffNeely11 (68%)
@QuaglianoJohn (67%)
@HikeAmerica440 (67%)
@G4TTO21 (66%)
@Kimberl40855897 (60%)
@Korryb (59%)
@LisaLimaaa (59%)
@dpparadis123 (58%)
@CwElliott2 (58%)
@JoanWil57769727 (57%)
@Scooter172 (55%)

...Likely bots Trump is promoting 3/3:

@GWKohn1 (55%)
@woofeous (54%)
@Bones_zoom (54%)
@bobahide (53%)
@RealDanKida (53%)
@clintwelborn1 (52%)

Our democracy is under attack.

Our president is (at best) asleep at the wheel, (at worst) aiding & abetting.

You know what to do.
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