Apr 10, 2018

Reddit found more than 900 accounts linked to Russian internet influencer

Huffman delivers remarks on "Redesigning Reddit" during the third day of Web Summit. Photo: Horacio Villalobos - Corbis/Getty Images

Reddit has found 944 user accounts on its service it believes were linked to Russia's Internet Research Agency that made about 14,000 posts, CEO Steve Huffman said on Tuesday.

Yes, but: As Huffman said last month, most of those accounts were banned prior to the 2016 U.S. presidential election, largely in 2015. Only 7 with a minimal level of influence were discovered after the election. As Huffman had pointed out in March, most of the propaganda dissemination happened through real American users who unwittingly shared the content.

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