Bots

Dow Jones said that Google was buying Apple, and the bots bought it
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 There you have it. Steve Jobs’ will + Dow Jones + Apple Park = Google’s buying Apple. I think we finally have algorithmic transparency. This morning Dow Jones shot some fake news out over the wires announcin [...]
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Researchers find that Twitter bots can be used for good
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 According to Emilio Ferrara, a USC Information Sciences Institute researcher, not all Twitter bots are born bad. He should know. Ferrara created a “large-scale experiment designed to analyze the spread of informat [...]
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Twitter bots get enterprising, courtesy of Sprout Social
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 These days, the idea of bots on Twitter might be associated more with accounts that auto-Tweet, auto-like, and auto-retweet messages, or are corralled into large armies that follow people and do other things en-masse. B [...]
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Skype retires older apps for Windows and more as it pushes new features
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 The newest version of the Skype app takes a big hat-tip from social media platforms like Snapchat and Facebook’s Messenger with its newest features, adding a Stories-like feature called Highlights, a big selecti [...]
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Skype retires older apps for Windows and more as it pushes new features
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 The newest version of the Skype app takes a big hat-tip from social media platforms like Snapchat and Facebook’s Messenger with its newest features, adding a Stories-like feature called Highlights, a big selecti [...]
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As Messenger’s bots lose steam, Facebook pushes menus over chat
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Twitter debuts custom profiles for businesses’ agents, so people don’t think they’re talking to bots
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 Twitter this morning is launching a new customer service feature for businesses using its service, which will allow agents to respond to direct messages using custom profiles. That is, their names and profile pictures [...]
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Facebook opens analytics and FbStart to developers of the 34,000 bots on Messenger
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 Facebook has been putting a big effort into growing Messenger as a bot platform this year. Now there are 34,000 of these bots in existence, built to automatically feed you news and entertainment, let you shop, and m [...]
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Facebook Messenger now supports PayPal payments in bots, will track your PayPal receipts
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 PayPal is deepening its relationship with Facebook, and will now become one of the payment options within Messenger, among other integrations. That means customers who shop via the growing number of chatbots from onli [...]
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