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Saturday, January 27, 2018

Democrats in Congress Lost Touch With Reality And Ask Twitter / Facebook To Investigate #ReleaseTheMemo "Russian Bots"

January 23rd, 2018

In a desperate attempt by Democrats in Congress, a letter was drafted by the two ranking members of the House and Senate to the social media giants, Twitter and Facebook.  In this memo, both minority ranking members outline the following:

Not so fast.....

It appears that at least from one source inside the Twitter Safe Space, that there is someone denying the "Russian Bot" conspiracy, at least with #ReleaseTheMemo.

Source:  DailyBeast

I know I am not a Russian Bot. I know many that I interact with on a daily basis, both on and off social media (but all of which have Twitter / Facebook accounts) are not Russian Bots, and in fact we've even changed our names to some variation of #ReleaseTheMemo.

Now for clarity, let's pretend for one moment that ANY of these came from Russian Bots.  Let me put this into perspective for you.  During the height of the 2016 US Election, where there were accusations running rampant among, well, everyone, that Russia had used social media to influence the election, Twitter's own findings simply didn't pan out to anything significant.

In fact, using their (Twitter) own findings, this is of importance to review:
Source: Twitter (Corporate Blogs)

You are reading that correctly.  A grand total of 50,258 accounts were identified as "automated accounts" with some tracks back to Russia linked IRA (it's a bot farm, but that's not important right now).  The important fact is that those 50,258 TOTAL ACCOUNTS, are but only 2/100'ths of a percent of all accounts on Twitter, or (0.016%).  I will let scientists calculate what that means in real-life, but it's on par with winning the Powerball lottery.  Conclusion:  Russian bots are a small, and insignificant aspect of Twitter life.  I guess Adam Schiff and Diane Fienstien didn't bother to dig into the weeds on that first, did they.

What say you @Twitter?  Facebook?  @Jack?  Anyone?

Look for their response here --> :_______________________________________

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