LOL...I've long felt what this article mentions to be true...that sometimes I'm arguing with a robot, ever since learning back in 2008 that a top member of Obama's Campaign hired people to infiltrate social networking sites to promote their messages and to try and discredit the opposition!! :o)
"The US government is offering private intelligence companies contracts to create software to manage "fake people" on social media sites and create the illusion of consensus on controversial issues."
How do you feel about this?? Do you think this tactic is effective?! Do you think it's really necessary?!
Answer by jesse123456 at 6:54 PM on Feb. 21, 2011
Do I think it's effective? I guess for some that don't want to do their own research.
Is it necessary? If you don't have a solid platform to run on, it could absolutely be necessary. Especially to capture the youth vote.
Answer by QuinnMae at 6:53 PM on Feb. 21, 2011
Answer by goodwitch399 at 9:21 PM on Feb. 21, 2011
How do you feel about this?? It sickens me, but it does not surprise me one little bit.
Do you think this tactic is effective?! I'm not so sure it will be. On some sites, such as here where there are profiles, etc that people can check out I would think the "fake" people could be exposed pretty easily.
Do you think it's really necessary?! Wow, that's a loaded question. With the way they have mismanaged things and more people waking up, so to speak, I think they are flinging everything they can at the wall to see what will stick. I do think it could easily backfire on them. They seem to be getting somewhat desparate, or at least they look that way.
Answer by DSamuels at 6:56 PM on Feb. 21, 2011
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