Tracking bots in the lead-up to the U.S. midterms | Dispatch

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Various sites, apps and dashboards have been created to track everything from fake accounts to hashtag hijacking in the lead-up to the U.S. midterms. In this dispatch from Wilkes-Barre, Penn., Steven D'Souza looks at the role social media and fake news will play in this November’s elections, and meet the people being tasked with tackling the problem.

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