The Effort to Disrupt the 2016 U.S. Election on Twitter Was ‘Carefully Planned and Coordinated’

Symantec analyzed the datasets on Russia’s IRA released by the social network last October

Propaganda was directed at both liberals and conservatives Robin_Hoood/iStock

Cybersecurity software company Symantec took a deep dive into the datasets Twitter released last October, detailing efforts on its platform by Russia’s Internet Research Agency to interfere with the 2016 presidential election in the U.S.

david.cohen@adweek.com David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.