Saturday, October 26, 2013

"Great job, Al! Love, Al": Gore's own employees send thousands of astroturf tweets supporting him, then they boast that thousands of tweets supported him

Gore: by his numbers, ye shall know him | Watts Up With That?
[Oct. 25: Gore's "Climate Reality" employees send out an email boasting that Gore's "24 Hours of Reality" resulted in 21,074 tweets!]
Twitter / ClimateReality: .@Twitter is a powerful tool. ...
[Oct 13: Gore's "Climate Reality" employees called for Twitter accounts that could be used to send Tweets supporting Gore] is a powerful tool. Donate your status to tell others to watch 24 Hours of Reality 10/22
Twitter / Search - "We can’t afford the #CostOfCarbon"
[Gore's astroturf Twitter accounts spit out endless blocks of tweets all containing the exact same phrase]
Astroturfing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
On the Internet, astroturfers use software to mask their identity. Sometimes one individual operates over many personas to give the impression of widespread support for their client's agenda.

No comments: