Phys.org: Celebrity Twitter accounts display ‘bot-like’ behavior

Phys.org: Celebrity Twitter accounts display ‘bot-like’ behavior. “‘Celebrity’ Twitter accounts – those with more than 10 million followers – display more bot-like behaviour than users with fewer followers, according to new research. The researchers, from the University of Cambridge, used data from Twitter to determine whether bots can be accurately detected, how bots behave, and how they impact Twitter activity.”

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