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HOT BLAST: Are you now or have you ever been a Russian troll?

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Posted: Sunday, July 6, 2014 7:30 am

On the Media's podcast TLDR, which is rapidly becoming one of our favorites, discusses new information in the world of trolling:

Last month, documents surfaced that showed a company called the Internet Research Agency was paying people in Russia to go to an office and post pro-Kremlin comments all day. Alex talks to Buzzfeed's Max Seddon about why they do it, and how successful they actually are at swaying public opinion.

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