Indonesian President Joko Widodo shakes hands with electoral opponent Prabowo Subianto. Photo: Reuters

Paid social media teams drive up buzz on presidential rivals Joko Widodo and Prabowo Subianto ahead of Indonesia’s polls

  • ‘Buzzer’ teams, named for the social media buzz they aim to create, have sprang up in Indonesia ahead of the presidential elections
  • Members of such groups have admitted to spreading propaganda on behalf of both main presidential candidates
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Indonesian President Joko Widodo shakes hands with electoral opponent Prabowo Subianto. Photo: Reuters
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