Article written before the Olympic Games Then there was a lot of such horror in the media. All predicted a complete failure of preparation for the Olympics. Many believed, including me As I now understand, it was a very well-coordinated media attack on Russia, one of the first such scale. Then it was new. Although the usual media people believed little, but mass messages from "ordinary users of social networks" then believed. Judging by the massive discrepancy that happened between the claimed and the reality, these were the first attempts to actively use trolls and bots in social networks The Olympics as a result passed almost flawlessly. Well, the entire infrastructure built for the Olympics is used after very active. It was a useful investment of money.