•   
  •   
  •   

Technology Not all Twitter bots are bad -- they just all need labels

12:56  11 march  2020
12:56  11 march  2020 Source:   msn.com

Twitter says it hasn't found evidence that bots fueled 'NeverWarren' hashtag

  Twitter says it hasn't found evidence that bots fueled 'NeverWarren' hashtag Some Twitter users speculated that Russian trolls were amplifying the US trending hashtag.Twitter said Wednesday that it looked at whether bots were amplifying the #NeverWarren hashtag but found no evidence that is the case. The social network bars misleading, deceptive and spammy behavior along with attempts to manipulate what's trending.

Twitter has its work cut out. Ciocoiu is just one of thousands of spammers and abusers of the "It's common for a variety of companies -- not just media and brands -- for when they need to drum Bots and fake followers all live for a different purpose but usually seem to follow the same path to Twitter

Challenged on Twitter , all Stewart could say in her defense was that it was the government's analysis, not her own. Given that the government's 'analysis' is This wouldn't be the first time Western news outlets and analysts have falsely accused Twitter users of being bots in the employ of the Russian

Twitter has updated and simplified their Developer Policy. Now all bots, even "high-quality" bots that provide positive experiences for users, need to be clearly labeled as such.

a close up of a logo: Twitter now requires developers to label their bot accounts as such. © LOIC VENANCE / AFP Twitter now requires developers to label their bot accounts as such.

This week, in addition to revising its Developer Policy to be easier for developers to understand and follow, Twitter also added a few new rules including one that requires people to label bot accounts "so it's easier for everyone on Twitter to know what's a bot -- and what's not."

In fact, not only must these accounts be "clearly indicated" as bots, but also the user must state in their profile or bio that they are operating a bot-powered account, which account that is and who is responsible for said bot.

You can now report misleading election information on Twitter

  You can now report misleading election information on Twitter The company is rolling out a tool that lets users flag false information on where or how to vote."This tool has been an important aspect of our efforts to protect the health of the Twitter conversation for elections around the globe, including in India, the UK, and across the EU," the company tweeted.

Good Bots vs. Bad Bots : How to Tell the Difference. It requires a bit of a discerning eye, but you certainly don't need to be an expert -- you just need the right information. So, without further ado, allow us to present our tips for distinguishing good bots from bad bots .

The ' Bots blast off into outer space to learn how planets are made -- and what they 're made of. Zoe Saldana guest-stars as an astronomy professor. To understand why humans need to brush their teeth, the StoryBots travel to a mouth taken over by a gang of bad bacteria.

Accompanying this change to the policy, other considerable updates include the allowance of academic researchers to use the Twitter API without a commercial research purpose. Likewise, researchers can "share an unlimited number of Tweet IDs and/or User IDs if they are doing so on behalf of an academic institution and for the sole purpose of non-commercial research."

Also, considering that no use case is exactly the same, Twitter states that they will work more with their developer community to offer guidance on how to update their project so that it remains compliant with changing regulations.

All changes went into effect Tuesday.

Modern Family finale: Cast says goodbye in emotional behind-the-scenes photos .
Modern Family finale: Cast says goodbye in emotional behind-the-scenes photos

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

usr: 0
This is interesting!