Is the London taxi trade waging a sophisticated propaganda war on Uber?
In this episode Mike and John discuss the apparent use of bots in a social media campaign by the London taxi trade, following Transport For London's decision to revoke Uber's operating license.
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The conversation on Twitter around this issue was found to be led by a number of key accounts identifying as taxi drivers, but some of which appear to be automated. The creation of hashtags and memes designed to question Uber's safety record points to a sophisticated astroturfing operation.
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