Trump’s Twitter Army Appears To Be Phony, by Aaron Bandler. Anybody who tweets out against real estate mogul Donald Trump immediately get swarmed by hordes of vicious pro-Trump Twitter accounts. It turns out many of those accounts appear to be fake and part of a coordinated campaign.
…there does seem to be a coordinated effort of Twitter bots to overinflate Trump’s support on social media, which would certainly explain why Trump holds overwhelming leads in online polls.
See How to Hack an Election, about someone who used fake twitter accounts to influence elections but is now in prison.