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Trawling the net to target internet trolls

A software tool capable of both collecting and then cutting through millions of online messages to identify radicalising groups, trolls, and cyberbullies has been created by a UK trolling expert and her team at Lancaster ...

dateApr 07, 2016 in Internet
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Microsoft grounds foul-mouthed teen-speak bot

A Microsoft "chatbot" designed to converse like a teenage girl was grounded on Thursday after its artificial intelligence software was coaxed into firing off hateful, racist comments online.

dateMar 24, 2016 in Internet
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Twitter an awkward child as it turns 10

As Twitter marks its 10th birthday Monday, it is somewhat of an awkward child—having become a powerful communication tool but still struggling to win users and reach profitability.

dateMar 18, 2016 in Internet
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