|August 18, 2014|
|Could your Twitter buddy be a bot?|
|By David Leonhardt|
Bots are making their presence felt on social media. But can you tell a bot from a real person?
Anyone who’s been playing the social media game for a while should know that not all of their followers bleed when they are cut. In fact, many followers don’t even exist – they are just bits and bytes.
“Bot” is short for robot, in much the same way “shroom” is short for mushroom. A bot on a social network is no more than a virtual presence created by a set of automated instructions.
The bots are following you. [...]
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The report shows financial pluses across the board for the mega social network in significant areas:
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“To choose which [...]
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