June 21, 2018
#ElectionWatch: Bots and Boosters in Mexico
By Atlantic Council
As part of our ongoing monitoring of Mexican political dynamics, @DFRLab analyzed a number of hashtags supporting PANAL. We found a mixture of bots and highly-active human accounts which, together, gave a major boost to the campaign’s hashtags — enough to significantly distort the traffic.
Read the full analysis on Medium.