How to spot a Russian 'bot.

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Abdul Alhazred
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How to spot a Russian 'bot.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Dec 31, 2018 1:23 am

How to Spot a Russian Bot
Mother Jones
Here are five ways to identify phony Twitter accounts and ditch them.

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Here is the list. Click the link for an explanation of each.
  • 1> Hyperactivity

    2> Suspicious images

    3> URL shorteners

    4> Multiple languages

    5> Unlikely popularity

OMFG! Image

I am a Russian 'bot! :cry:

I figure anybody responding to me at all is unlikely popularity. :notsure:
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Re: How to spot a Russian 'bot.

Post by xouper » Mon Dec 31, 2018 3:58 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Mon Dec 31, 2018 1:23 am
I figure anybody responding to me at all is unlikely popularity. :notsure:
What did you expect from a forum full of bots?

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Re: How to spot a Russian 'bot.

Post by Giz » Mon Dec 31, 2018 5:01 pm

Jeez guys, the 1980’s called. They want their foreign policy back.