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CNN / Donie O'Sullivan / Jun 22
“Journalists helped propel the account’s remarkable growth, which continued even after Twitter and Facebook vowed to crack down on troll accounts. CNN found more than two dozen instances in which tweets from @wokeluisa appeared in news stories published by the BBC, USA Today, Time, Wired, HuffPo, BET, and others. In August 2016, CNN embedded a tweet from ‘Jenna Abrams,’ an account that Twitter later said had been run by the Internet Research Agency.”
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