Automated accounts on social media exist, and they are taking over everything. This isn't limited to the USA or the West, it's happening around the world. In the recent study conducted by the Oxford University (attached in the link I provided), it revealed governments and politicians around the world employed tactics such as hiring online
One of the most unsettling trends in the American political debate is the distortion of discussions on social media by automated accounts. This post details one such discussion on Twitter, and the types of account that distorted it. It looks like big nets of bots are fighting. Is this post - politic already?
That's the main purpose of social media too. You unleash your heart into it and share it to the world. But with the addition of live video streaming, you can also communicate with your neighbor on your smartphone.
Of course this would open up another crappy issues, privacy! No one can escape surveillance as people start to know each other
I don't get it. Why the FBI requesting Twitter data where they can pay a third party services to obtain the data directly from them? Do they want to have everything covered by FISA order to cover their butt?
The fact that the FBI could create their own algorithm to get people data by using their own API shows that they spend more money than