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originally posted by: SocratesJohnson
Everyone know of the Russian bots, they get blamed for everything. My question is, where are the Mexican bots?
More than 75,000 automated Twitter accounts are being used in Mexico to combat protests and attack critics of the government, according to research presented by writer Erin Gallagher at the Chaos Communication Camp in Zehdenick, Germany earlier this month.
The automated accounts, known as Peñabots, first appeared in 2012 during the election of President Enrique Peña Nieto.