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Monday, October 29 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
#GuptaLeaks: Chasing down the fake sites and bots

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The team who exposed the Gupta bots and "fake" sites explain how they did it, and the tools they used. They'll also talk about similar social media mapping projects they've done, or are currently working on.

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Kyle Findlay

Data Scientist
For his day job, Kyle runs a data science team for an international market research company. By night, he brings a data scientist's eye to bear on data about South Africa in order to tell stories that make sense of this crazy place. He has been measuring South African Twitter since... Read More →
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Andrew Fraser

Owner, Fraser Strategic
Andrew Fraser is an independent strategic marketing consultant by day, but in his spare time he follows his passion: identifying and tracking computer-assisted propaganda and social media misinformation networks. His investigation of the “Gupta-bot” network, along with other researchers... Read More →
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Jean le Roux

Investigative Journalist, News24
Jean is an investigative journalist with News24, focusing on digital and open source investigations. A law graduate, Jean cut his investigative teeth as a senior investigator at the Public Protector and specialist analyst for the Financial Services Board before 'stumbling upon' the... Read More →

Monday October 29, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm
WSS105 Wits Science Stadium, First Floor

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