Trump winning the robotweet war


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Originally published at: http://boingboing.net/2016/10/18/robot-armies-click-for-trump.html


#2

The nice things about these “How To Spot A Bot” tips is that even if it’s a false positive, they double nicely as “How To Spot A Person You Wouldn’t Want To Interact With Anyway”


#3

Well, when people like Palmer Luckey of Oculus fund shitposting squads from 4chan, it doesn’t surprise me.

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/09/22/palmer-luckey-the-facebook-billionaire-secretly-funding-trump-s-meme-machine.html


#4

I’m not quite sure where we took a wrong turn; but I don’t think that ‘the future’ was supposed to involve crude expert systems screaming inanities at one another with ever increasing speed.


#5

hey @OtherMichael a new twitter bot opportunity for you.


#6

“High-frequency berating


#7

Continuing the discussion from Have you seen THIS?:


#8

You should create an iteration of the Solanas bot that includes references to Trump…


#9

More than once on twitter I’ve been called an outsourced hillary troll
Does this mean I’m doing it right or am I being visited by a 'bot?

In the Trumpian universe you accuse others of the exact thing you are doing.


#10

“Bots also tend to follow many more accounts than than they are followed
by in turn - a sign that they do not have real friends or work
colleagues.”

Hey! I am not a robot.
wipes away tear

Following: 901
Followers: 232


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#12

For those occasions, I suggest:


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