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English football faces up to global nature of online hate

Christopher Bouzy of Bot Sentinel, a U.S based organisation which tracks and monitors harmful social media accounts, examined the abuse of England players Sancho, Rashford and Saka. More >>

Reuters (Jul 13, 2021)

How bots and dead accounts helped drive one Ma’Khia Bryant narrative

Christopher Bouzy of Bot Sentinel traced more than 60 inauthentic accounts that helped fuel a negative conversation on Twitter in the days after Columbus police shot and killed the Black teenager. More >>

Columbus Alive (Apr 30, 2021)

Brazilian bots are targeting the U.S. election Process to help Trump

Between 1,500 and 2.000 Brazilian Twitter bots are currently engaged in spreading disinformation and fake news about electoral fraud in the U.S., tweeting in both English and Portuguese and often tagging real Twitter users, according to an analysis by AI-monitoring group Bot Sentinel. Other experts suggest the number might be higher, behind only Russian, Chinese and Iranian bots. More >>

OZY (Nov 26, 2020)

Post-election vote tallying raises fresh security concerns

By Wednesday morning, inauthentic Twitter accounts were promoting false or unverified allegations of fraud or advancing Trump’s unsupported claims of impropriety in the counting of ballots, said Christopher Bouzy, the creator of Botsentinel.com, a platform to detect disinformation on social media. More >>

Associated Press (Nov 04, 2020)

Trolls, tweets and famous friends: the vicious PR war between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard

This weekend a report by Bot Sentinel, a group that uses artificial intelligence to detect and track troll bots and allegedly untrustworthy Twitter accounts, has been made public that exposes the use of an autonomous bot which posted the phrase “Fire her from all her rolls[sic] blacklist this crazy liar”, while another read “I am starting a petition. To get Amber Heard blacklisted from Hollywood!” More >>

The Guardian (Jul 26, 2020)