Incident 243: Bots Allegedly Made up Roughly Half of Twitter Accounts in Discussions Surrounding COVID-19 Related Issues
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As parts of the US have lifted shutdown orders during the COVID-19 pandemic, there's been a fierce argument online about the risks and benefits of reopening. New research suggests that bots have been dominating that debate.
Carnegie Mellon …
This might not come as a surprise if you ever use Twitter, but it turns out bots are driving the push to “reopen America” on the platform.
According to Business Insider, researchers from Carnegie Mellon University found that about half of m…