Divide & conquer: A sample of 32,315 pro-Rittenhouse hashtag tweets, Nov 19-20, showed 29,609 with disabled geolocation. Of those, 17,701 were listed as “foreign”, but a deep scrub revealed most of those were in Russia, China, and the EU. @Tara_Writer @TAPSTRIMEDIA #Rittenhouse

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I want to be you when I grow up… next life time I guess ☹️
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Thank you, Frank - to clarify, geolocation was disabled for individual tweets, but location indicated either at time of account creation or user identified.
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Of these tweets, we conducted manual validation (yes, manual) - including confirmation of other indicators (language, location reference, self id, etc). The original data set was a representative sampling, and searched for key hashtags - #rittenhouse #FreeKyle and more
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There are so many who want democracy to fail and they seem to be gaining.
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That's the point of this info - "seem" is the operative word here. There aren't nearly so many Americans who want democracy to fail. The battle is real, but the tweets are fake.
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Russia, PRChn & the far-right in Europe are obviously tryimg to achieve the same goal....
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