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UK Researchers Uncover Massive Twitter Fake Account 'Bot' Networks

  • BBC, Wednesday, January 25, 2017 9:51 AM
Massive collections of fake accounts are lying dormant on Twitter, research suggests. The largest network ties together more than 350,000 accounts, and further work suggests that others may be even bigger. UK researchers accidentally uncovered the lurking networks while probing Twitter to see how people use it.

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