Study: Nearly Half Of Anti-‘The Last Jedi’ Tweets Were Bots

A USC study found that half of all tweets criticizing Star Wars: The Last Jedi were either non-human bots or Russian trolls using the debate to propagate extreme far-right political messages. What do you think?

“I can’t believe bots would turn on Star Wars after all the representation they’ve gotten from R2D2, C3PO, and BB-8.”

Jerry Kaur • Quantum Surgeon


“That’s kind of overkill if all they wanted to do is get Star Wars nerds to argue.”

Elsa Montes • Sugar Spinner

“I don’t need a Russian bot to convince me I hate women.”

Brooks Estrada • Unemployed

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