Are Russian Bots Controlling Your Thoughts?

BE SKEPTICAL THAT BOTS ARE CONTROLLING OUR MINDS; there are vast differences between influence and control. The subliminal advertising campaigns (Gilbey’s Gin, Camel cigarettes) from Madison Avenue have disputable results in how effective they are in manipulating the mind – same goes for social media. There’s no question that social media has real power to influence, but does it have the power to control us against our will?

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From Wall Street Journal
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