2019/11/03/Rabidly pro-Trump fake news site Epoch Times may be engaging in astroturfing

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Now why does this matter? Well, Epoch Times was banned from advertising on Facebook earlier this year for repeatedly doing end runs around Facebook’s rules on political transparency. The BL has built up a pretty large social media presence. Between them, 22 BL-associated Facebook pages have some 28 million followers. One has to wonder, at the very least, if BL is an Epoch Times sockpuppet. Indeed, Snopes concluded that, at the very least, BL was being “less than forthright” about its links to Epoch Times.