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Tumblr discloses 84 state-sponsored propaganda accounts

“Tumblr has revealed that its platform was used for state-sponsored disinformation campaigns, making it the latest among multiple online social platforms to discover propaganda accounts” reports slashgear.com. The accounts span a variety of content, including usernames “skullofjustice,” “melanin-diary,” “stopropaganda,” “superblygun,” “voteforwest2020,” “bleepthepolice,” and dozens more.According to a statement released by the company today, it has found 84 state-sponsored accounts/usernames, all of which it has made publicly available in a move for transparency.Though Tumblr doesn’t share the same level of popularity as Facebook and other social destinations, the platform is still home to large, often niche, communities that thrive on reblogged content.
 
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