Researchers: Nearly Half Of Accounts Tweeting About Coronavirus Are Likely Bots

Posted by on May 20, 2020 10:19 pm
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Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University say nearly half of all accounts tweeting about the coronavirus appear to be bot accounts.

Researchers culled through more than 200 million tweets discussing the virus since January and found that about 45% were sent by accounts that behave more than computerized robots than humans.

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