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Badshah's just the tip of the fake followers iceberg
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Badshah's just the tip of the fake followers iceberg

If you think about it, it's rather unfair that Badshah is the only one singled out for purchasing fake followers on social media (albeit a rather large number).

Firstpost Editor's Picks: BJP takes risk in Karnataka, RTI (Amendment) Bill, Hrithik Roshan regains brand reputation; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: BJP takes risk in Karnataka, RTI (Amendment) Bill, Hrithik Roshan regains brand reputation; today's must-read stories

Haste makes waste. That's the piece of ancient wisdom BJP president Amit Shah remembered while finally deciding what to do in Karnataka.

Instagram bug costs some users millions of followers, fix is coming soon
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Instagram bug costs some users millions of followers, fix is coming soon

Instagram issue causes popular celebrities Kylie Jenner, Justin Bieber followers count drop by millions

Twitter removes suspicious accounts in attempt to make followers tally more accurate
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Twitter removes suspicious accounts in attempt to make followers tally more accurate

Twitter is under pressure to tackle its problem of fake users, which are a turn-off for investors.

Twitter beats Wall Street estimates despite losing 9 mn users after removing bots
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Twitter beats Wall Street estimates despite losing 9 mn users after removing bots

Twitter’s advertising revenue jumped 29 percent to $650 million in the third quarter from a year earlier

Russian Twitter bots and trolls spread false information about vaccines: Study
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Russian Twitter bots and trolls spread false information about vaccines: Study

The Twitter bots and trolls used tactics similar to those at work during the 2016 US elections.

Jack Dorsey is rethinking the way Twitter works, after Alex Jones timeout
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Jack Dorsey is rethinking the way Twitter works, after Alex Jones timeout

Jack Dorsey is mulling changes to Twitter to limit the spread of fake news and hate speech.

Twitter blocks polling app MyVoteToday's account over behavioral issues
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Twitter blocks polling app MyVoteToday's account over behavioral issues

MyVoteToday in a poll asked people who they want to be silenced and listed names of CMs and others.

Twitter to make login via phone number or email mandatory to fight abusive bots
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Twitter to make login via phone number or email mandatory to fight abusive bots

New Twitter users will now have to confirm an email address or phone number to register an account.

US to seek control of infected routers to curb alleged Russian cyberattack on Ukraine
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US to seek control of infected routers to curb alleged Russian cyberattack on Ukraine

A judge gave FBI permission to seize an internet domain that authorities charge a Russian hacking group known as Sofacy was using to control infected devices.

Russian Twitter bots tried to influence the UK general election results by promoting the Labour Party leader
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Russian Twitter bots tried to influence the UK general election results by promoting the Labour Party leader

The research discovered that in the run up to the election, 6,500 Russian Twitter accounts, many of which are run by Internet robots known as "bots", supported the Labour Party.

Artificial Intelligence, bots, robots will increase productivity and should be 'Made to Work for India' urges Narendra Modi
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Artificial Intelligence, bots, robots will increase productivity and should be 'Made to Work for India' urges Narendra Modi

Modi made it clear that "the march of technology cannot be at the expense of further increasing the difference between societies over access to technology".

CERT-In has developed a free bot removal tool in collaboration with QuickHeal, starts sending out awareness SMS
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CERT-In has developed a free bot removal tool in collaboration with QuickHeal, starts sending out awareness SMS

The SMS includes a link to the Botnet Cleaning and Malware Analysis Centre where one can get information about bots and how to remove them

World internet freedom declines: Trolls, bots, emerge as techniques used by govts to inflate support on social media, says report
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World internet freedom declines: Trolls, bots, emerge as techniques used by govts to inflate support on social media, says report

Governments around the world have drastically increased their attempts to manipulate information being shared on social media networks

Researchers have developed an innovative AI system to crack CAPTCHA security system
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Researchers have developed an innovative AI system to crack CAPTCHA security system

They used neural networks to learn what a CAPTCHA was and then to foil systems that used them.

Bots set to change the rules of BFSI; will put substantial capabilities in the hands of consumers
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Bots set to change the rules of BFSI; will put substantial capabilities in the hands of consumers

Bots, powered by ample compute cycles and memory as well as the rapid advances in AI, will put substantial capabilities in the hand of the consumer.

Facebook finds probable Russian-based operation funding US ads with political message
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Facebook finds probable Russian-based operation funding US ads with political message

Facebook said it had found that an operation likely based in Russia spent $100,000 on thousands of US ads promoting divisive social and political messages.

How conversational AI is driving the next generation customer experience, powered by chatbots and assistants
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How conversational AI is driving the next generation customer experience, powered by chatbots and assistants

As AI technology matures, forward-thinking enterprises are plugging in conversational AI in their strategic investment roadmaps to leverage it for their customer service function.

Celebrity twitter accounts with more than 10 million users show bot-like behaviour
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Celebrity twitter accounts with more than 10 million users show bot-like behaviour

The researchers used data from Twitter to determine whether bots can be accurately detected, how bots behave, and how they impact Twitter activity.