Bots

04.18.19
Russia worked hard to recruit social media users to campaign for Trump
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Russia worked hard to recruit social media users to campaign for Trump

The IRA got someone to dress up as Santa with a mask of the president's face.

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10.19.18
Twitter suspends bots spreading pro-Saudi tweets about missing journalist
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Twitter suspends bots spreading pro-Saudi tweets about missing journalist

The bots are asking people to doubt reports about Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance.

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10.15.18
Americans fear they can’t identify social media bots
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Americans fear they can’t identify social media bots

Only 66 percent have ever heard of social media bots.

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09.19.18
Ticketmaster caught enlisting pro scalpers for online resales (updated)
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Ticketmaster caught enlisting pro scalpers for online resales (updated)

It's allegedly turning a blind eye to bots in the name of extra fees.

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09.05.18
Twitter wants to ‘increase the health of public conversation’
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Twitter wants to ‘increase the health of public conversation’

Jack Dorsey said there needs to be a proactive approach to removing toxic content.

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09.05.18
Twitter is keeping 500,000 bots from logging in every day
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Twitter is keeping 500,000 bots from logging in every day

It’s also challenging up to 10 million suspicious accounts per week.

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