Are bots behind viral Bolivia hashtags?

Twitter accounts pushing #BoliviaNoHayGolpe— “No Coup in Bolivia”— raise some red flags.

Bolivian President Evo Morales meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Morales’ supporters have labeled his resignation earlier this week a “coup” (Kremlin.ru / CC-BY 4.0)

Bolivia is in chaos following the resignation of President Evo Morales Sunday. Facing mass protests, Morales had called for new elections but in the end, he was pressured to stepped down by the nation’s military and police. To supporters of the…