Automated Pro-Trump Bots Overwhelmed Pro-Clinton Messages, Researchers Say by JOHN MARKOFF


By JOHN MARKOFF

The purpose of the chatbots was to rant, confuse people or muddy discussions on Twitter in the days before the election, an Oxford University report found.

Published: November 16, 2016 at 04:00PM

from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/18/technology/automated-pro-trump-bots-overwhelmed-pro-clinton-messages-researchers-say.html?partner=IFTTT
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