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New York Times reporter Nicholas Confessore discusses his recent article, “Buying Online Influence From a Shadowy Market.” He investigates social media’s black market, where celebrities, athletes, pundits and politicians can buy millions of fake followers. Confessore also profiles the women and men who have had their identities stolen and used by fake Twitter accounts.
This segment is guest hosted by Arun Venugopal.
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