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Trolls? ‘Present me one, they don’t exist’ – Marcos Jr.


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MANILA, Philippines — Presidential candidate Ferdinand Marcos Jr. mentioned he was provided to make use of on-line troll farms to spice up his marketing campaign, however he denied utilizing them — and even urged his critics to search out even simply considered one of his supposed trolls.

“Discover me one. Present me one. Only one. They don’t exist. You present me the place the place there are lots of of trolls sitting in entrance of a pc spreading pretend information. It doesn’t exist,” Marcos mentioned in an interview with CNN Philippines that aired on Tuesday.

“There aren’t any trolls. We have now no trolls. None. Not a single one. I’ve been provided a click on military, I’ve been provided a troll. I didn’t use it,” Marcos mentioned, talking in a mixture of English and Filipino.

Twitter earlier suspended lots of of accounts allegedly linked to Marcos’s supporters for violating its guidelines on manipulation and spam.

Requested concerning the accounts linked to his supporters taken down on-line resulting from spamming, Marcos mentioned: “These are their particular person accounts.”

“Apart from, I don’t know. A few of these issues are… these are from america. They don’t know what’s happening right here. So possibly they is likely to be mistaken in some situations,” Marcos mentioned.

In accordance with him, his camp doesn’t even enhance their on-line posts, saying doing so won’t present his actual numbers throughout the marketing campaign.

“Boosting” in social media means platforms like Fb will give a put up wider visibility for a charge. Posts that get clicks with out boosting get visitors organically.

Preliminary findings of Tsek.ph , an academe-based fact-checking initiative, confirmed that Marcos has been the beneficiary of optimistic however deceptive messaging on social media forward of the 2022 nationwide elections. The findings have been launched in February.

In the meantime, Tsek.ph discovered that Robredo has been the “largest sufferer” of disinformation.


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