Those linked to Syed Saddiq's new platform flooded with bot followers

Geraldine Tong

Modified 4 Sep 2020, 10:54 am

Several people who attended the first meeting of Muar MP Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman’s multiracial youth political platform have received hundreds of new followers on Instagram, suspected to be automated accounts known as bots.

Liga Rakyat Demokratik member Amir Abd Hadi told Malaysiakini that the group's Instagram account was inundated with new bot followers starting two days ago... 

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