Russia's Online Troll Army -- WGBH

By: (plus.google.com) +David Herron; Date: June 8, 2015

Tags: Russia Troll Factory »»»» Social Media Warfare »»»» Fake News

The Internet can be described as a gushing sewer of questionable information. It's bad enough that people honestly think up crazy things to say. In some cases governments hire people to purposely skew the conversation by putting in fake information, especially in comments. Maybe 'nobody' reads the comments section any more, but sometimes the comment section of a news website can host heated debates, and be a prime zone for spreading disinformation.