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[$$] Bots and the ballot box: Is Facebook ready for Asia’s elections?

Gwen Robinson, Nikkei Asian Review editor-at-large and Cliff Venzon, Nikkei staff writer

In 2015, Twinmark Media Enterprises launched a business that would become one of the most prolific sources of spam and fake news in the Philippines. One of the marketing group’s specialities was generating viral content by posting glowing stories about President Rodrigo Duterte — and takedowns of his