Twitter Bots Use Likes, RTs for Intimidation

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Thu, 31 Aug 2017 03:59:49 +0000

I awoke this morning to find my account on Twitter (@briankrebs) had attracted almost 12,000 new followers overnight. Then I noticed I’d gained almost as many followers as the number of re-tweets (RTs) earned for a tweet I published on Tuesday. The tweet stated how every time I tweet something related to Russian President Vladimir Putin I […]

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