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# Influence operation

May
May 2024
The disinfluencers: How over 150 anonymous 'Irish' accounts are swamping X with extreme views
The accounts could be part of a wider ‘influence operation’ in Ireland.
An analysis of anonymous accounts on the platform formerly known as Twitter found a potential 'influence operation' ahead of the June elections.
Some accounts showed signs of being operated by non-Irish users, despite claiming to be Irish and posting almost exclusively about Irish political issues.
X policy states that accounts should not "pose as someone who doesn’t exist to mislead others".