If you are interested in the different ways bots could influence the social discourse online I totally recommend reading this great article I recently read on how bots can manipulate social media and spread political propaganda https://medium.com/in-beta/media-hacking-3b1e350d619c .
The author of the article is John Borthwick. Also, Gilad Lotan discusses this issue in his Medium.
I'm an applied social scientist with a passion for researching and developing the next generation of social and collaborative technologies. Currently, I'm a Research Program Manager at the Microsoft Learning Innovation Lab where our cross-functional team of PMs, UX Researchers, and Software Engineers employ design thinking to discover the future of seamless learning experiences, leveraging the power of Artificial Intelligence.
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