Twitter releases trove of 10 million tweets by foreign bad actors

Get the Full StoryTwitter has brought the foreign election-interfering trolls out from under their bridges.

On Wednesday, Twitter announced in a blog post that it was releasing the complete cache of data and content by foreign entities including Russia and Iran created to interfere with American politics and information. The amount of content is staggering: 4,611 accounts from foreign bad actors published over 10 million tweets to manipulate American discourse since 2009.

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Twitter is publishing the data in compliance with promises it made to the US government, and to enable independent research of the information campaigns. Read more...More about Twitter, Russia, Iran, Elections, and Tech