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This article was published on January 26, 2016

This Twitter bot is outing everyone Donald Trump retweets

This Twitter bot is outing everyone Donald Trump retweets
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Creating useful Twitter bots is not a perfect science, but the gang over at Fusion.net have had a go at deploying one to help make it more clear who Donald Trump’s supporters might be.

The @TrumpRetweeps account is now live-tweeting the bio of every account that’s retweeted by Donald Trump and some are clearly huge fans.

While some might have their Tweet misappropriated by the big man, including this journalist.

You can compare the feed to Trump’s account to see exactly who these people are, as long as you promise you won’t go trolling.