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Astroturfing is the online deceptive practice of posting content seemingly from multiple user accounts to give the impression there is grassroots support for a product, policy, or position.

Astroturfing is the online deceptive practice of posting content seemingly from multiple user accounts to give the impression there is grassroots support for a product, policy, or person. Credit: Juliet Verni, Creative Commons, Flickr

Astroturfing is the online deceptive practice of posting content seemingly from multiple user accounts to give the impression there is grassroots support for a product, policy, or position.