EXCLUSIVE: Analysis Reveals China’s Bot Army Waging Digital War on Trump

Bot-style attacks against the President of the United States have increased on social media. The news follows The National Pulse report on suspicious activities by newly created Twitter accounts belonging to China’s “Wu Mao” army. Today, the National Pulse publishes an analysis of recent trends on digital media, below. CLICK HERE TO SUPPORT OUR WORK. China already has taken drastic measures against the American media in their own country, banning U.S. journalists and even managing to shift the narrative into a racism debate, often with the help of the same U.S. media they proscribe domestically. Now, Twitter data collected over the

China’s Digital ‘Wu Mao’ Army Target Trump Over Coronavirus

China’s “wu mao”, or “50 cent”, digital army has been relentlessly attacking the United States – especially the timeline of President Trump – since the onset of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Yesterday I detailed how the real-life bots – named for how much they’re believed to be paid per post, not after the rapper – were spreading conspiracy theories about the coronavirus emanating from the United States. Today I wanted to show you just how virulent this problem is becoming, especially in a U.S. election year. “Wu mao” is a term that came to light in 2016. Voice of America reported

Chinese Bots Flood Twitter to Spread Anti-Trump Coronavirus Conspiracy Theories

Chinese bots have flocked to Twitter since the beginning of the coronavirus public relations effort emanating from Beijing. In the past few days especially, brand new “bot”-like accounts following zero people, and being followed back by no one, have flooded Twitter threads attacking the United States of America, President Trump, and many who believe the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) should have to answer tough questions about the COVID-19 coronavirus. The accounts appear to be flocking to defend Chinese Communist Party state actors such as Lijian Zhao – China’s “Information Department” Deputy Director General, and Lin Songtian, China’s Ambassador to South