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Election interference: Twitter releases data

NEW YORK (AP) -- Twitter is releasing all known accounts and posts related to "information operations" dating back to 2016 when it was first learned that foreign operators were using social media to meddle in U.S. elections.

Twitter has already disclosed the account numbers but is now releasing the actual tweets, images, video, and other information so that outside researchers can study them.

The company said Wednesday that the data comprises more than 4,600 accounts and over 10 million tweets, most affiliated with the Russia-linked Internet Research Agency and potentially linked to Iran. … More

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