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Zack Snyder fans disagree Oscar fan-favorite award was won with bots for Justice League director’s cut

Zack Snyder fans disagree Oscar fan-favorite award was won with bots for Justice League director’s cut

It’s being claimed Zack Snyder’s Justice League’s Oscars Fan Favorite award and Army of the Dead’s Oscar cheer moment win were reportedly rigged using Twitter bots to vote during the 94th Oscar ceremony. However, Snyder fans are in denial with many sighting to a report that the Academy used digital tools to prevent such practices, capping voters participating in the poll to 20 tweets per day from their ID.

Zack Snyder’s Justice League was the talk of the town after winning the Oscar fan award for The Flash’s travel back in time sequence featuring Ezra Miller. If that wasn’t enough – the director’s Netflix project Army of the Dead also bagged the cheer moment award, an applauding win while even massive blockbusters like Spider-Man: No Way Home – which was considered the frontrunner, lost out. But the recent report hits back that Tweetbinder, a hashtag analytics tracking tool found that “the most active contributors to both polls were autonomous web programs,” which “cast thousands of fake votes” for ZSJL and AOD.

The bombshell report from The Wrap left Snyder fans in dismay as one source, professor David Kirsch with expertise in fanbots said that the Snyder fan’s votes “certainly do not look like they were generated by a human user.” And added that the accounts were “on the border of [Kirsch’s] research team’s cutoff point to definitively declare them bots.”  Still, the Snyder fandom is denying such wrongdoings pointing to reports that the Academy had measures – specifically the firm called Telescope that handled the poll but they have not responded to The Wrap’s request for comment, although the Oscars stand by their results. Readers can check out reactions below.

The Snyder fan campaign continues to live on even after their success in 2021 seeing the release of the 4 hours director’s cut. Their current interest lies in #ReleaseTheSnyderCut with the hope that Ben Affleck’s Batman and Henry Cavill’s Superman will get their desired arc if Warner Bros. Discovery gives the nod.

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