Crackdown on 'bots' sweeps up people who tweet often


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Judging from the statistics in the article, the number of real people who are temporarily banned as bots is a very small percentage of the total. Sounds like the companies are trying to do the right thing. As for Ms. Tomasieski, her messages would be more influential, I think, if she could incorporate a comprehensible message into her tweets, rather than just retweeting hate and bias all day. Reading hate-filled lies will not make me change my opinion.

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most all of which were organizing anti-trump protests, which the article conveniently forgets to mention.

Last week, Facebook said it had removed 32 fake accounts apparently created to manipulate U.S. politics — efforts that may be linked to Russia.

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If this person tweets content in bulk that effectively looks the same across all instances, then she might as well be a bot for all the good/bad she might do.

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No, AI has progressed well beyond that level.

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