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Jan 15, 2020
Amid anti-CAA protests, this coder amplified anti-establishment voices by taking down 1.6 lakh bots that disrupted Twitter trendsThere has been a general trend in recent weeks of anti-establishment narratives dominating Twitter trends, as opposed to earlier, when pro-government hashtags and trending terms often dominated the conversation.
Oct 26, 2018
Twitter beats Wall Street estimates despite losing 9 mn users after removing botsTwitter’s advertising revenue jumped 29 percent to $650 million in the third quarter from a year earlier
Jun 27, 2018
Twitter to make login via phone number or email mandatory to fight abusive botsNew Twitter users will now have to confirm an email address or phone number to register an account.
Apr 20, 2018
Bots are flooding Twitter with pro-government messages weeks before Malaysia heads into pollsTwitter bots, accounts which can post, like or resend tweets automatically, are not illegal in Malaysia and seem to have less impact on its election campaign.
Jan 29, 2018
Twitter reveals that Russia-linked bots retweeted Donald Trump's tweets about 4,70,000 timesTwitter's documents also revealed that the Russian-linked bots retweeted Democrat Hillary Clinton's post less than 50,000 times during the same period.
Oct 23, 2017
BJP's Smriti Irani trolls Rahul Gandhi over Twitter following, asks if the Congress VP plans to win polls in RussiaInformation and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday took a dig at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi over the rise in the number of people retweeting his messages and sought to link this with twitter accounts in Russia, Indonesia and Kazakhstan.
Mar 12, 2017
Around 9-15% of active Twitter accounts are bots, says researchBetween nine and 15 per cent of active Twitter accounts are autonomous entities known as social bots, new research has found.
Jan 25, 2017
More than 350,000 fake accounts are lying dormant on TwitterA scientist has stumbled upon a massive network of fake Twitter accounts - with the largest consisting of over 350,000 profiles - which may have been used to forge number of followers, send spam and boost interest in trending topics.
Nov 08, 2016
Hillary vs Trump: Most of the election chatter online by Twitter bots, says studyA new study by Alessandro Bessi and Emilio Ferrara, University of Southern California researchers reveal that about one-fifth of the Twitter chatter was by bots.
Aug 12, 2014
Twitter 'bots' make up to 23 million active usersArray