A news site called The Daily Beast claims that it had obtained leaked documents which revealed the activity of a Russian troll farm on Reddit.

Reddit is known to be a hub that leans towards activism and extreme views. According to The Daily Beast, the documents detailed the activities of the Internet Research Agency (IRA) who allegedly employed “online agitators” to push propaganda websites up the news aggregator website.

IRA is also suspected to be targeting Tumblr and 9gag.

Reddit, however, said that it has not been provided evidence of accounts or other data that would help them identify misuse or manipulation on the platform.

 

Source: BBC

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