Pretending to be a Democrat and issuing fake news before the mid-term elections, twitter gets rid of tens of thousands of accounts.

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 Pretending to be a Democrat and issuing fake news before the mid-term elections, twitter gets rid of tens of thousands of accounts.


A spokesman for Twitter said in an e-mail that the company cleared fake accounts on Twitter from late September to early October. We cleaned up a series of false accounts that tried to spread false news by automatic push, because these false accounts undermined our guidelines. We quickly removed and stopped the source.

According to three sources, Twitter cleared more than 10,000 accounts in a modest number, after closing millions of fake accounts on the eve of the election. It was during the 2016 presidential election that Twitter closed millions of false accounts that had been proven to disseminate a lot of false news against Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

Reuters said the activity of these false accounts was not high, but Democrats believed that if similar news appeared in the next few days, it would help them take action. Because the Democratic Party has developed a system for identifying and reporting malicious accounts that automatically publish information on social media.

According to the system developers, they submitted relevant accounts and posts to Twitter and candidates. However, the person did not disclose whether Twitter deleted the relevant posts, nor did Twitter provide an example of a false account being cleared, nor did it disclose who was the sponsor.

Twitter announced in July that the number of Twitter users in the two quarter was 335 million.

Facebook, another well-known social media company, has also recently suppressed the online oppression of voting accounts. VOX, a digital media company, said in October that Facebook explicitly prohibited false statements about dissuasion of voting, including claims that people could vote online or whether related votes were counted.

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The mid-term elections are elections held in the middle of the US presidency, every 4 years. Some seats in both houses of Congress, governors and local administrative and legislative bodies are facing re-election. Congressional elections have always been the highlight of the mid-term elections in the United States.

According to the surging news report, the House of Representatives has 435 seats. The term of office of the House of Representatives is two years. The mid-term elections this year will all be re-elected. There are 100 seats in the Senate. Senators serve for six years and re-elect one third every two years. Thirty-five seats are facing re-election this year. The House of Representatives is to re-elect 435 seats. Republicans and Democrats currently hold 235 and 193 seats respectively. There are 7 other vacancies. One party in the two parties must take at least 218 seats to win the control of the house of Representatives.

According to Cooks Political Report, there are 145 and 183 seats for Republicans and 183 seats for Democrats, 26 and 11 seats for Republicans and Democrats, respectively. The remaining 70 seats are inextricable. This means that the final outcome remains unchanged. In addition, 36 of the 50 states in the United States will be elected governors this year. Analysts point out that mid-term elections are often regarded as a mid-term exam for the current presidency, and are more concerned about the political structure of the United States in the next stage. This years mid-term elections will focus on whether the Trump administration and Republican control of both houses of Congress will produce a pendulum effect that will enable Democrats to regain the House of Representatives. Source: observer net responsibility editor: Guo Ping _B7442

According to Cooks Political Report, there are 145 and 183 seats for Republicans and 183 seats for Democrats, 26 and 11 seats for Republicans and Democrats, respectively. The remaining 70 seats are inextricable. This means that the final outcome remains unchanged.

In addition, 36 of the 50 states in the United States will be elected governors this year.

Analysts point out that mid-term elections are often regarded as a mid-term exam for the current presidency, and are more concerned about the political structure of the United States in the next stage. This years mid-term elections will focus on whether the Trump administration and Republican control of both houses of Congress will produce a pendulum effect that will enable Democrats to regain the House of Representatives.