New tool can spot bot-controlled Twitter accounts

Researchers have developed a tool that can determine whether a Twitter account is operated by a human or an automated software application known as a social bot.

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The tool, called BotOrNot, has been developed by Indiana University and analyses over 1,000 features from a user’s friendship network, their Twitter content and temporal information, all in real time.

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