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Twitter sets crackdown on automated 'bot' accounts

Twitter announced Wednesday a crackdown on accounts powered by software "bots" which can artificially amplify a person or cause and which have been accused of manipulating the social network during the 2016 US election.

dateFeb 21, 2018 in Internet
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Are bots a danger for political election campaigns?

Normally, autonomous computer programmes known as bots trawl the internet, for example, to help search engines. However, there are also programmes known as social bots which interfere in social media, automatically generating ...

dateFeb 21, 2018 in Internet
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