Connecting the bots: Researchers uncover invisible influence on social media (University of Georgia)

University of Georgia: Connecting the bots: Researchers uncover invisible influence on social media. “A trending story on Twitter could mean thousands of people care about an issue-or that some computers are doing their jobs. New research from the University of Georgia found that Twitter ‘bots’ can be the driving forces behind dialogue in social movements, possibly leading to journalistic attention and governmental change.”