We think the Russian Trolls are still out there: attempts to identify them with ML

A publicly-available dataset of 2,848 Twitter accounts that were flagged as Russian Trolls under the Mueller investigation was used to train a machine learning model. Then we applied the model to select journalists’ Twitter feeds and identified Russian Trolls attempting to influence them.¬†This paper, originally posted on Medium, describes the Center for Social Media Responsibility‚Äôs ongoing research in this area.

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