Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Twitter suspended a number of fake accounts over the weekend that were using false names to spread pro-Trump propaganda. In a tweet on Saturday, President Donald Trump expressed thanks to Twitter user @Protrump45, an account that posted exclusively positive memes about the president. But the woman whose name was linked to the account told Heavy that her identity was stolen and that she planned to file a police report. The @Protrump45 account also linked to the website Protrump45.com which specialized in Trump propaganda. All of the articles on the website were posted by other Twitter users, which also turned out to be fakes.

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It was Jim!!!!

#1 | Posted by hatter5183 at 2017-08-08 11:22 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

Fake news calling my fake news fake news is fake news. #Sad - @TheRealFakeDonaldTrump

#2 | Posted by RevDarko at 2017-08-08 11:28 AM | Reply | Funny: 5 | Newsworthy 2

In a related not, John Miller and John Baron both called Twitter fake.

#3 | Posted by 726 at 2017-08-08 11:35 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

I was borderline FF or NW on #2 FF because funny, NW because Trump.

#4 | Posted by bocaink at 2017-08-08 11:36 AM | Reply

They should remove all bots.

#5 | Posted by BruceBanner at 2017-08-08 11:46 AM | Reply

They should remove all bots.

#5 | POSTED BY BRUCEBANNER

Easier said than done.

#6 | Posted by Sycophant at 2017-08-08 11:57 AM | Reply

Bots and fakes and collusions, oh my.

#7 | Posted by cbob at 2017-08-08 12:27 PM | Reply

I wish some of the pro-trump bots here would be removed.
POSlix, BoazO, Mackris, Fishypaws, Crookfish etc etc etc.

#8 | Posted by aborted_monson at 2017-08-08 12:29 PM | Reply

Brave new world.

#9 | Posted by Pirate at 2017-08-08 01:45 PM | Reply

As an outsider looking in, it seems to me that a lot of American politicians have problems with invisible friends...some are in the sky, and others are on Twitter.

#10 | Posted by ghoti at 2017-08-08 02:59 PM | Reply

I wonder if twitter would like to know who else is a bot?

#11 | Posted by Tor at 2017-08-08 04:37 PM | Reply

Pattern match with known bots, then challenge then ban.
Bots were fun when these services wanted lots of content but they have to control them before the signal to noise ratio gets too low to keep the attention of advertising targets.

#12 | Posted by bored at 2017-08-08 05:04 PM | Reply

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