Propaganda bots dominate social networks in some countries
And don't think democracies are immune to using them.
Twitter porn bots drew in over 30 million clicks
The botnet campaign featured nearly 90,000 accounts and 8.5 million tweets.
Microsoft's "Zo" chatbot picked up some offensive habits
Zo went cray-cray like Tay.
Facebook made a bot that can lie for better bargains
And it learned dishonesty all on its own.
Anti-net neutrality bots are swarming the FCC's comments
It's an attempt to counter grassroots support for the existing rules.
There's a slackbot for people who like to shit where they eat
An HR violation waiting to happen.
Twitter @support is testing a bot that handles complaints
The social network is testing out a new customer service bot for its users.
Building your own chatbot is a lot easier than you'd expect
Dexter lets you build a bot as simple or as complex as you want, and it's super easy to get started.
Contact your Senator with a fax-sending bot
It'll help you reach politicians who haven't entered the modern era.