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How do your friends plan to vote?

Most election polls take the political pulse of a state or nation by reaching out to citizens about their voting plans. Santa Fe Institute Professor Mirta Galesic says pollsters might also ask: how do your friends plan to ...

dateFeb 26, 2018 in Social Sciences
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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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