How Automated Twitter Bots Try to Spread the News

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When I hear about bots, or software designed to act like humans on social networks, the first thing that pops into my mind is automated accounts spewing spam across the Internet.

 

Not all bots are bad, though. In fact, some Twitter bots are circulating valuable news and information, according to a forthcoming research article by doctoral candidate Tetyana Lokot and assistant professor Nicholas Diakopoulos, both of the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland.

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