Twitter Bots 2018


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A socialbot is a type of bot that controls a social media account.

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100 Best Bhagavad Gita Twitter Bots | 100 Best Earthquake Twitter Bots | 100 Best GitHub: Twitter-bot | 100 Best GitHub: Twitterbot | 100 Best GoogleCode: Twitter-bot | 100 Best Twitter Bot Videos | 100 Best Twitter Bots | Twitter Bots 2013 | Twitter Bots 2014


Weaponized health communication: Twitter bots and Russian trolls amplify the vaccine debate
DA Broniatowski, AM Jamison… – … journal of public …, 2018 – ajph.aphapublications.org
Objectives. To understand how Twitter bots and trolls (“bots”) promote online health content. Methods. We compared bots’ to average users’ rates of vaccine-relevant messages, which we collected online from July 2014 through September 2017. We estimated the likelihood …

Detecting Twitter bots that share SoundCloud tracks
A Bruns, B Moon, FV Münch, P Wikstrom, S Stieglitz… – 2018 – eprints.qut.edu.au
Sharing platforms for creative content are often closely connected to general purpose social media platforms like Twitter. This also means that coordinated and automated mechanisms for promoting such content are likely to span both sites: spammers and bots operate across …

Exposure to Opposing Views can Increase Political Polarization: Evidence from a Large-Scale Field Experiment on Social Media
CA Bail, L Argyle, T Brown, J Bumpus, H Chen… – 2018 – osf.io
… One week later, we randomly assigned respondents to a treatment condition in which they were offered financial incentives to follow a Twitter bot for one month that exposed them to messages produced by elected officials, organizations, and other opinion leaders with opposing …

The bot predicted rain, grab an umbrella’: few perceived differences in communication quality of a weather Twitterbot versus professional and amateur meteorologists
PR Spence, A Edwards, C Edwards… – Behaviour & Information …, 2018 – Taylor & Francis
Extending previous research on the human-to-human interaction script, the MAIN model, and the Computers Are Social Actors (CASA) paradigm, this study examines the influence of weather-related communication sources with varying levels of expertise and agency cues (ie …

Software agents and haunted media: the Twitter bot as political actor
SA Colclough – 2018 – repositories.lib.utexas.edu
This report examines the rhetorical construction of Twitter bots as nonhuman political agents in press coverage of the 2016 US election. It takes the rhetorical framing of “the Twitter bot” as a case study to argue that Twitter bots are a contemporary example of what media …

Supervised Machine Learning Bot Detection Techniques to Identify Social Twitter bots
PG Efthimion, S Payne, N Proferes – SMU Data Science Review, 2018 – scholar.smu.edu
In this paper, we present novel bot detection algorithms to identify Twitter bot accounts and to determine their prevalence in current online discourse. On social media, bots are ubiquitous. Bot accounts are problematic because they can manipulate information, spread …

LOBO–Evaluation of Generalization Deficiencies in Twitter bot Classifiers
J Echeverria Guzman, E De Cristofaro… – 2018 Annual …, 2018 – discovery.ucl.ac.uk
Botnets in online social networks are increasingly often affecting the regular flow of discussion, attacking regular users and their posts, spamming them with irrelevant or offensive content, and even manipulating the popularity of messages and accounts …

Twitter bot using Neural Networks
A Navarro Ramírez – 2018 – ddd.uab.cat
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LOBO–Evaluation of Generalization Deficiencies in Twitter bot Classifiers
J Echeverría, E De Cristofaro, N Kourtellis… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2018 – arxiv.org
Botnets in online social networks are increasingly often affecting the regular flow of discussion, attacking regular users and their posts, spamming them with irrelevant or offensive content, and even manipulating the popularity of messages and accounts …

The Presence of Twitter bots and Cyborgs in the #FeesMustFall Campaign
Y Khan, S Thakur – 2018 International Conference on Intelligent …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
Internet platforms such as Twitter allow cause-related campaigning as well as analysis through the opportunistic classification and aggregation capability provided by the hashtag (#). South African students leveraged Twitter to launch and sustain a campaign now known …

My very first robot: Programming a Twitter bot to promote open access scholarship
J Koivisto – 2018 – drum.lib.umd.edu
Social media is now recognized as an important element in promoting scholarship available on institutional repository sites. To capitalize on the value-added by social media engagement, automated” bots” can be deployed to facilitate social media outreach with …

LOBO: Evaluation of Generalization Deficiencies in Twitter bot Classifiers
E De Cristofaro, N Kourtellis, I Leontiadis… – Proceedings of the 34th …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
Botnets in online social networks are increasingly often affecting the regular flow of discussion, attacking regular users and their posts, spamming them with irrelevant or offensive content, and even manipulating the popularity of messages and accounts …

Reverse Engineering the Behaviour of Twitter bots
BS Bello, R Heckel, L Minku – 2018 Fifth International …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
Recent research has shown significant success in the detection of social bots. While there are tools to distinguish automated bots from regular user accounts, information about their strategies, biases and influence on their target audience remains harder to obtain. To …

Twitter bots can make opinions more extreme
M Le Conte – 2018 – Elsevier
PERHAPS we should stick to our own echo chambers after all. People forced to pop their social media bubbles were more likely to strengthen their political beliefs than soften them.Over the course of a month, Republican Twitter users followed a bot that automatically …

Tweeting Tennessee’s Collections: Where Bots & Special Collections Meet
ML Hale – 2018 – trace.tennessee.edu
… how a Twitterbot can be used as an inclusive outreach initiative that breaks down the barriers between the Web and the reading room to share materials like postcards, music manuscripts, photographs, and cartoons with the public. Once in place, Twitterbots allow our physical …

DH Pedagogy
DS Roh – digitalcommons.usu.edu
… Constructivist Approach to Pedagogy Page 5. Twitterature: Building a Twitterbot Can we build a poetics through algorithms? Page 6. Twitterature: Building a Twitterbot Page 7. Twitterature: Building a Twitterbot Page 8. Twitterature: Building a Twitterbot Page 9 …

ParSocial 2018 Keynote
VS Subrahmanian – 2018 IEEE International Parallel and …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… In the context of Twitter bots, this talk will discuss the DARPA Twitter bot Challenge and subsequent research. In the context of Wikipedia, the speaker will also discuss the vandal early warning system (VEWS) and its role in identifying vandals as early as possible …

Exploring our Collections: The Many Colors of the UNT Digital Library
P Andrews, M McIntosh, S Willis – 2018 – tdl-ir.tdl.org
… To further increase their visibility, a Twitter bot was created to periodically tweet the images … This presentation describes the image conversion and Twitter bot creation processes. URI. http://hdl.handle.net/2249.1/87468. Collections. 2018 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries …

A Game Theoretic Analysis of the Twitter Follow-Unfollow Mechanism
J Chen, MS Hossain, MR Brust, N Johnson – International Conference on …, 2018 – Springer
… (a) Twitter bot 1, (b) Twitter bot 2. 5 Results and Discussion. The Twitter bot analyzers keep tracking the followers of our Twitter bots once we start the experiment as described in Algorithm 1. Figure 4a and b show the number of followers of the two Twitter bots changes over time …

Images from Images from Images, etc.
S Ghantous – Thresholds, 2018 – MIT Press
… Page 3. With this in mind, I have been developing @archmixes, an interactive Twitterbot. An unsophisticated program embedded in the everyday of social media networks, this Twitterbot allows its community of users the ability to produce architecture in web-ready image formats …

A Game Theoretic Analysis of the Twitter Follow-Unfollow Mechanism
N Johnson – Decision and Game Theory for Security: 9th …, 2018 – books.google.com
… 5 Results and Discussion The Twitter bot analyzers keep tracking the followers of our Twitter bots once we start the experiment as described in Algorithm 1. Figure4a and b show the number of followers of the two Twitter bots changes over time …

IEEE ICSC 2018 Keynote Speakers
HI Christensen – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… In the context of Twitter bots, this talk will discuss the DARPA Twitter bot Challenge and subsequent research. In the context of Wikipedia, Professor will also discuss the vandal early warning system (VEWS) and its role in identifying vandals as early as possible …

An Unsupervised Approach to Detect Spam Campaigns that Use Botnets on Twitter
Z Chen, D Subramanian – arXiv preprint arXiv:1804.05232, 2018 – arxiv.org
… IV. EXPERIMENTAL RESULTS In this section we present the landscape of URL-tweeting Twitter bots and spam campaigns. We … API. We compared our results with BotOrNot, a supervised, account-based Twitter bot classifier …

Print (“Good Luck!”): Measuring the Effect of Autogenerated Social Encouragement on Student Anxiety
CA Blanchard, HA Buff, TD Cook, RE Dottle… – Extended Abstracts of …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… The single factor in the experiment was the anxiety intervention of social encouragement from Twitter bots in which half of the participants … Would you request encourage- ment from social media again?” Therefore, knowing the encouraging tweet was sent by a Twitter bot had no …

Plug and Play for a Transferrable Sense of Humour
T Veale – International Conference on Distributed, Ambient, and …, 2018 – Springer
… A forthcoming book on Twitterbot construction from MIT Press (Veale and Cook 2018) is … This hilarious new book about Twitter ‘bots’ makes François Rabelais’s ‘Gargantua and Pantagruel … com platform of Buckenham (2018); the latter conveniently hosts Twitterbots expressed as …

The “default” in our stars: Signposting non-defaultness in ironic discourse
T Veale – Metaphor and Symbol, 2018 – Taylor & Francis
… shaped into 140-character tweets and posted online by intelligent Twitter “bots,” possess all … directly on Twitter but from an autonomous generative system called a Twitterbot … Yet some Twitterbots couple sophisticated artificial intelligence techniques with extensive linguistic and …

Exposure to opposing views on social media can increase political polarization
CA Bail, LP Argyle, TW Brown… – Proceedings of the …, 2018 – National Acad Sciences
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Detecting and Characterizing Bot-Like Behavior on Twitter
SH Qi, L AlKulaib, DA Broniatowski – International Conference on Social …, 2018 – Springer
… The DARPA Twitter bot challenge [7] also addressed four different features they assigned to different teams to work on in the bot detection … We used a dataset consisting of 4 types of manually verified Twitter bots: Fake Followers, Traditional Spam Bots, Social Spam Bots and …

Colonial Copying in an Imperial Age
H Alpert-Abrams – Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, Technoscience, 2018 – go.galegroup.com
… The colonial Zapotec twitterbot @diidxayooxho, for example, tweets dictionary definitions from the sixteenth-century Vocabulario en lengua Capoteca … Like the Twitter bot, however, we did so by following procedures and utilizing mechanisms designed to standardize human …

The Media and the 2016 Election (Presentation Slides)
LM Baynes – 2018 – papers.ssrn.com
… content • Auto-reply to users in Direct Messages Twitterbot is software that controls a Twitter account that autonomously performs tweeting … 14 Page 15. Electronic copy available at: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3228768 Automated Twitter and Twitter bots and the 2016 Election …

Mimetic vs Anchored Value Alignment in Artificial Intelligence
TW Kim, T Donaldson, J Hooker – arXiv preprint arXiv:1810.11116, 2018 – arxiv.org
… Below, we discuss selected examples of both kinds of VA. Mimetic VA a. Microsoft’s Twitter-bot, Tay: An example of mimetic VA is Microsoft’s AI Twitter bot, Tay. Tay was taught to engage with people through tweets … Page 3. Figure 1: Microsoft’s Twitter-bot Tay …

What are your thoughts on this place?: A Living-Lab Approach to Building Engagement and Evaluation
S Mitchell Finnigan, A Clear, P Olivier – 2018 – nrl.northumbria.ac.uk
… discussion. In motivating our design probe, and in demonstrating why a Twitter bot for co-creating and evaluating buildings is an interesting concept, we outline a few previous uses of Twitter as a probe or a bot in HCI literature …

Philip K. Dick And The Fake Humans
H Farrell – Amass, 2018 – search.proquest.com
Twitterbots vary in sophistication from automated accounts that do no more than retweet what other bots have said, to sophisticated algorithms deploying so-called “Sybil attacks,” creating fake identities in peer-to-peer networks to invade specific organizations or degrade …

The race to stop bots from taking over the world
C Stokel-Walker – 2018 – Elsevier
… “If they are being used to make significant decisions about us, we should, in general, be allowed to refuse.” That said, Baines admits the likelihood of Twitter bots being called to task for flouting GDPR rules is unlikely, although not impossible. Friend or foe …

Botnets as an election campaign tool: a methodology for identification and analysis of network publication activity1 N. Legostaeva, V. Vasilkova, V …
N Legostaeva – blogs.oii.ox.ac.uk
… of 2016 municipal elections in Rio de Janeiro (Arnaudo, 2017). The 2014 elections in Japan revealed that political Twitter bots disseminated information … The researchers have distinguished between two types of Twitter bot platforms that help users create and manage a botnet …

Digital:“Blood and Glitter”: Fairy Tales as Text, Texture, and Context in Digital Media
LS McNeill – The Routledge Companion to Media and Fairy-Tale …, 2018 – taylorfrancis.com
… Case studies include fandoms of a popular fairy-tale television show, a contemporary fairy-tale blog that grew into a popular offline publication, a young adult fiction author’s blog that uses fairy tales as ambiance rather than story, and a Twitter bot that generates formulaic …

Demoing Platypus–A Multilingual Question Answering Platform for Wikidata
TP Tanon, MD de Assuncao, E Caron… – European Semantic Web …, 2018 – Springer
… A user can also try out our Twitter bot, which replies to any tweet that is sent to its account … Our system is available online as an API 1 , as a Web interface 2 , and as a Twitter bot 3 . A full description of the system is available as a technical report [1]. 2 Related Work …

Intelligent Devices Retirement Preserve:(un) Natural Wonders
M Milano – 2018 AAAI Spring Symposium Series, 2018 – aaai.org
… intelligent network. A great example of this is Microsoft’s Twitter bot Tay which was partially trained by people from the internet interacting with it. Sadly … Here Are the Microsoft Twitter bot‘s Craziest Racist Rants. Retrieved January 15 …

Using random string classification to filter and annotate automated accounts
DM Beskow, KM Carley – … -Cultural Modeling and Prediction and Behavior …, 2018 – Springer
… Thousands of Twitter bots are attempting to silence reporting on Yemen (2017)Google Scholar. 14 … Subrahmanian, VS, Azaria, A., Durst, S., Kagan, V., Galstyan, A., Lerman, K., Zhu, L., Ferrara, E., Flammini, A., Menczer, F.: The DARPA Twitter bot challenge …

Neighbouring Communities: Interaction, Lessons and Opportunities
M Cook, S Colton – 2018 – repository.falmouth.ac.uk
… There is some overlap of the Com- putational Creativity and the Twitterbot communities eg, Michael Cook (first author) and Tony Veale have written and deployed twitterbots, and also have an MIT Press book on Twitterbots forthcoming in 2018 …

Social Bot Detection Using Tweets Similarity
Y Wang, C Wu, K Zheng, X Wang – … Conference on Security and Privacy in …, 2018 – Springer
… McNally, L.: Botwiki. https://botwiki.org/resources/Twitterbots/. 14 … 3703–3712 (2017)Google Scholar. 18. Sharma, R.: 15 awesome Twitter bots you should follow (2016). https://beebom.com/best-twitter- bots/. 19. Subrahmanian, VS: The darpa Twitter bot challenge …

Simulation-driven Automatic Textual Report Generation for Staff Training
P Hammar – sto.nato.int
… See [3] for an example of a Twitter bot. [3] Guerrero, I., Verhoeven B., Barbieri F., Martins P., & Perez y Perez, R. (2015) TheRiddlerBot: A next step on the ladder towards creative Twitter bots, Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Computational Creativity (ICCC …

Evading classifiers in discrete domains with provable optimality guarantees
B Kulynych, J Hayes, N Samarin… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2018 – arxiv.org
… We demonstrate the effectiveness of this method by crafting adversarial examples that evade a Twitter bot detection classifier using a provably minimal number of changes … (3) Example 1. Let us consider a transformation graph for the toy Twitter bot classification problem …

Analysis of Arabic Bot Behaviors
B Boreggah, A Alrazooq, M Al-Razgan… – 2018 21st Saudi …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… a classifier to test the probability of an account being human or bot, and then we will study and analyze Arabic Twitter bot behavior and present some case studies from our datasets. This research is organized as follows: Section 2 discusses related work on Twitter bots and how …

The political economy of bots: Theory and method in the study of social automation
S Woolley – The Political Economy of Robots, 2018 – Springer
… 2016: Microsoft’s Twitterbot “Tay,” billed as an AI chatbot, is fooled into publicly tweeting racist, misogynist, and generally offensive … Social Network Analysis Reveals Full Scale of Kremlin’s Twitter bot Campaign … https://globalvoices.org/2015/04/02/analyzing-kremlin-twitter-bots …

Deploying Social Network Security Awareness Through Mass Interpersonal Persuasion (MIP)
E Ikhalia, A Serrano, J Arreymbi – International Conference on …, 2018 – search.proquest.com
… With OSNs, attackers often exploit numerous mediums to deploy their malware ploys such as; posts, private chats, rogue applications, ‘friend’ connection, Twitter bots and LikeJacking (Abraham and Chengalur-Smith, 2010; Merrill et al., 2011) …

Robot Criminals
Y Hu – 2018 – papers.ssrn.com
… 8 Daniel Victor, Microsoft Created a Twitter bot to Learn From Users … https://www.nytimes. com/2016/03/25/technology/microsoft-created-a-twitter-bot-to-learn- from-users-it-quickly- became-a-racist-jerk.html (last visited Jul 24, 2017). Page 5 …

On Generative Poetry: Structural, Stylistic and Lexical Features
SA Kuchina – MATLIT: Materialities of Literature, 2018 – impactum-journals.uc.pt
… Most Twitter bots are based on permuta- tional schemes (recombining elements into new words or variations) … The way the Poem.exe Twitter bot (and almost all bots) represents the con- tent reflects the idea of Merz art style that traces back to the Dada movement and Kurt …

@ franklinfordbot: Remediating Franklin Ford
J De Maeyer, D Trudel – Digital Journalism, 2018 – Taylor & Francis
… bots that are not very different from @franklinfordbot. A conversational Twitter bot is the best means to enter the ongoing conversation about conversational Twitter bots. In sum, following an archaeological impetus, our project …

Taking Social Machines Beyond the Ideal Humanlike Other
E Sandry – A Networked Self and Human Augmentics, Artificial …, 2018 – taylorfrancis.com
… Although machines may respond to humans, as is the case with some Twitter bots, Japanese character bots, Vyo and Jibo, these non-human others are unlikely to reciprocate on equal terms; however, Levinas’s conception of the face to face does not … I, Twitter bot, August 19 …

Botnet Campaign Detection on Twitter
J Fields – arXiv preprint arXiv:1808.09839, 2018 – arxiv.org
… As stated in previous research, bots can influence public opinion [3,4,5,6,7], especially the reporting done in [7] where the Syrian Intelligence Agency is alleged to have used Twitter and Twitter bots to attempt to shift public opinion … The DARPA Twitter bot CHAL- LENGE …

Bots, Social Capital, and the Need for Civility
MC Coleman – Journal of Media Ethics, 2018 – Taylor & Francis
… In a Vice News video segment entitled, “The Man Who Built a Twitter bot to Battle Alt-Right Racists,” programmer/activist Nathan Bernard is interviewed regarding a script that he wrote for his Twitter profile to automate responses to Donald Trump’s tweets on Twitter (Reeve, 2016 …

Et Cetera
X Ye – 2018 – yorkspace.library.yorku.ca
… TwitterBot version (V1.2), perform the building and destroying of the “powerful infidel heteroglossia” (Haraway), feeding back to the massive networked context of digital institutions inter-connected by normalized and bureaucratic APIs11. The sociocultural impact of TwitterBots …

Discussion: What Does the Public Think? Examining Plastic Surgery Perceptions through the Twitterverse
HJ Furnas – Plastic and reconstructive surgery, 2018 – journals.lww.com
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Discussion: Social Media and the Dissemination of Research Insights from the Most Widely Circulated Articles in Plastic Surgery
HJ Furnas – Plastic and reconstructive surgery, 2018 – journals.lww.com
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Its all in a name: detecting and labeling bots by their name
DM Beskow, KM Carley – Computational and Mathematical Organization …, 2018 – Springer
… Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) sponsored a Twitter bot detection competition that was titled “The Twitter bot Challenge” (Sub … Thousands of Twitter bots are attempting to silence reporting on yemen Beskow D, Carley KM (2018a) Bot conversations are …

Algorithms, bots, and political communication in the US 2016 election: The challenge of automated political communication for election law and administration
PN Howard, S Woolley, R Calo – Journal of Information Technology …, 2018 – Taylor & Francis
Page 1. Algorithms, bots, and political communication in the US 2016 election: The challenge of automated political communication for election law and administration Philip N. Howard a, Samuel Woolleyb, and Ryan Caloc aOxford …

Who, what, why? An exploration of JoVE scientific video publications in tweets
S Xu, H Yu, BM Hemminger, X Dong – Scientometrics, 2018 – Springer
… In addition to the analysis of the coding results, we discuss the content of the tweets with particular attention to issues including the video/visual feature mentioned, the role of Twitter bots, and self-promotion of different stakeholders in the Twitter communication of JoVE video …

#debatenight: The role and influence of socialbots on twitter during the 1st us presidential debate
MA Rizoiu, T Graham, R Zhang, Y Zhang… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2018 – arxiv.org
… The ‘BotOrNot’ Twitter bot detection API uses a Random Forest supervised machine learning classifier to calculate the likelihood of a given Twitter user being a bot, based on more than 1,000 features extracted from meta-data, patterns of activity, and tweet content … Twitter bots …

Health Communication Trolls and Bots Versus Public Health Agencies’ Trusted Voices
J Sutton – 2018 – ajph.aphapublications.org
… atmosphere. In this issue of AJPH, in their article on Twitter bots, Russian trolls, and the public health vaccine debate, Broniatowski et al. (p. 1378) describe just how sophisticated the exploitation of the social media environment can be …

#DebateNight: The Role and Influence of Socialbots on Twitter During the 1st 2016 US Presidential Debate
MA Rizoiu, T Graham, R Zhang, Y Zhang… – … AAAI Conference on …, 2018 – aaai.org
… The ‘BotOrNot’ Twitter bot detection API uses a Random Forest supervised machine learning classifier to calculate the likelihood of a given Twitter user being a bot, based on more than 1,000 features extracted … Previous work has studied the political partisanship of Twitter bots …

The public accountability of social platforms: lessons from a study on bots and trolls in the Brexit campaign
M Bastos, D Mercea – Philosophical Transactions of the …, 2018 – royalsocietypublishing.org
… social networking sites are opaque platforms unaccountable to regular users and governments alike, with sentiments towards Twitter bots quickly taking a … on supervised accounts operating on Facebook [51], a sharp contrast to the desolate life of Twitterbots communicating with …

Why so Emotional? An Analysis of Emotional Bot-generated Content on Twitter
E Kušen, M Strembeck – 2018 – researchgate.net
… A single network of Twitter bots may consist of several hundred thousand automated accounts2. Re … Another distinction between Twitter bots and hu- mans lies in the follower-followee ratio. In a study involving 500,000 Twitter accounts, Chu et al …

Putin’s Postmodern War with the West
P Babiracki – The Wilson Quarterly, 2018 – search.proquest.com
… It used to be a world of paper, teletypes, and “active measures” overseen by Moscow; now, fake news is churned out and amplified by Russia-connected Twitter bots and complemented by misleading Facebook ads, designed by the Kremlin to spark insecurity and outrage …

Don’t Take This Personally: Sentiment Analysis for Identification of “Subtweeting” on Twitter
NL Segal-Gould – 2018 – digitalcommons.bard.edu
… subtweet” as a “[Twitter post] that refers to a particular user without directly mentioning them, typically as a form of furtive mockery or criticism.” This paper details a process for gathering a labeled ground truth dataset, training a classifier, and creating a Twitter bot which interacts …

Measuring and Optimizing Influence for Resilient Community Networks
L Yeagle – 2018 – shareok.org
… shorter). Another application from Ferrara (2018) analyzed the role of Twitter bots in the 2016 presidential election. Twitter bots typically have a high frequency of retweets and a high connectivity, creating confusion in distinguishing bots from humans. These …

Searching for Unknown Unknowns: Unsupervised Bot Detection to Defeat an Adaptive Adversary
PA Chew – … Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural …, 2018 – Springer
… Approaches of this type have also been previously applied to identifying Twitter bots [12] … AAAI (2017)Google Scholar. 8. Sharkov, D.: Full list of Russian Twitter bots banned in election meddling probe. Newsweek, 3 November 2017 …

@ Preacher_Bot: an experiment in evangelical speech making
CD Cantwell – Religion, 2018 – Taylor & Francis
… So, while Warren might comment on popular culture with a tweet like, ‘Most love songs are actually lust songs,’ my Twitter bot, which I … Twitter bots are, at their core, computer programs that take advantage of Twitter’s Application Programming Interface, or API, in order to bring …

Johns Hopkins or johnny-hopkins: Classifying Individuals versus Organizations on Twitter
Z Wood-Doughty, P Mahajan, M Dredze – Proceedings of the Second …, 2018 – aclweb.org
… We evaluate the impact of our data limitations by using this corpus as a training set for classifications on a high-quality test set. We leave the considerations of Twitter bots for future work. 3 Methods … 2016. The DARPA Twitter bot challenge. CoRR, abs/1601.05140 …

Social bots in Germany’s 2017 national election campaign: Theoretical, empirical and methodological implications
U Klinger – law.haifa.ac.il
… Bots present an opportunity to connect artificial intelligence with simple applications; there has been an exponential growth in the number of Twitter bots on the largest open-source Page 2 … network of 13,493 Twitterbots supporting the Leave EU campaign. Social bots drove the …

Understanding Bots for Policy and Research: Challenges, Methods, and Solutions
R Gorwa, D Guilbeault – arXiv preprint arXiv:1801.06863, 2018 – arxiv.org
… This lack of clarity has a real effect: problematically, the best current academic methods for Twitter bot detection are not able to accurately detect … Indeed, it appears as if most of the Twitter bots that can be purchased online or through digital marketing agencies are built to rely on …

Detecting Social Bots on Twitter: A Literature Review
E Alothali, N Zaki, EA Mohamed… – … on Innovations in …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… 1’6 Page 3. human accounts. For example, DARPA held a Twitter bot challenge competition in March 2015[6]. The competition involved identifying influential bots that supported pro-vaccination discussions on Twitter to serve as ground truth …

Appointment in Samarra: Pre-destination and Bi-camerality in Lightweight Story-Telling Systems
T Veale – afflatus.ucd.ie
… in the two-grammar approach to bot definition of George Buckenham’s CheapBotsDoneQuick. com, a web platform that hosts Twitterbots specified as … The resulting Tracery grammar can be directly given to CBDQ (CheapBotsDoneQuick) to create a story-telling Twitterbot …

Social Bots in a Commercial Context–A Case Study on SoundCloud
B Ross, F Brachten, S Stieglitz, P Wikström… – European Conference …, 2018 – ecis2018.eu
… “Detecting Twitter bots That Share SoundCloud … “Differences in perceptions of com- munication quality between a Twitterbot and human agent for information seeking and learning.” Computers in Human Behavior 65 (Supplement C), 666–671. ISSN: 0747-5632. DOI: https://doi …

Measuring the Influence of German Members of Parliament on Twitter: The Vanellus-Twitter-Index VaTI
C Donninger – 2018 – papers.ssrn.com
… The Vanellus-Twitter-Index VaTI. Dr. Christian “Chrilly” Donninger Nimzowerkstatt KG, A-3925 Altmelon 110 h ttp://www.godotfinance.com Version 1.0 from 2018-08-03 Abstract: Vanellus (the peewit) is a twitter-bot developed by Christian “Chrilly” Donninger …

Can Heritage Bots Thrive? Toward Future Engagement in Cultural Heritage
A Tzouganatou – Advances in Archaeological Practice, 2018 – cambridge.org
… International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education 27(2):353–384. Graham, Shawn 2017 An Introduction to Twitterbots with Tracery. Electronic document, https://programminghistorian. org/en/lessons/intro-to-twitterbots, accessed September 4, 2018 …

Using Twitter Hashtags to Gauge Real-Time Changes in Public Opinion: An Examination of the 2016 US Presidential Election
HW Lee – International Conference on Social Informatics, 2018 – Springer
Twitter bots could thus either over- or under-estimate the sentiments of tweets, which could affect the accuracy of Twitter hashtag analysis, as well as general lexicon-based sentiment analysis. Therefore, there is a pressing need …

Bots in Nets: Empirical Comparative Analysis of Bot Evidence in Social Networks
R Schuchard, A Crooks, A Stefanidis… – International Workshop on …, 2018 – Springer
… Chavoshi et al. [5] published DeBot, which employs an unsupervised warped correlation model to detect Twitter bots rather than feature extraction … Commun. ACM 59(7), 96–104 (2016)CrossRefGoogle Scholar. 3. Subrahmanian, V., et al.: The DARPA Twitter bot challenge …

Art, Media Design, and Postproduction: Open Guidelines on Appropriation and Remix
E Navas – 2018 – books.google.com
Page 1. | || 2 POST PRODUCTION | º H – * º º ED UARDO NAVAS * COOOOOOOOC Cººlºº COOOOC OOOOOOOOOOOC Cºº Cº. ºOO … CCC – OPEN GUIDELINES ON APPROPRIATION AND REMIX Page 2. Art, Media Design …

Let’s Talk About Race: Identity, Chatbots, and AI
A Schlesinger, KP O’Hara, AS Taylor – … of the 2018 CHI Conference on …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… words. Essentially, a blacklist uses words and word-stems to recognize and eliminate certain types of speech. In a publicly available Twitterbot blacklist called wordfilter, a potential tweet is thrown out if any sub-string is matched to a string in the blacklist’s dictionary [54] …

Teaching Critical Media Literacy as a Social Process in Writing Intensive Classrooms
J Addison – Critical Media Literacy and Fake News in Post-Truth …, 2018 – brill.com
… the current reliance on anonymous sources, recognition of institutions as “individuals,” and automated software such as Twitter bots that act like … Who is the writer (an independent citizen, an employee/representative of an organization, an automated response (eg, Twitter bot)) …

Bits to Bitcoin
MS Day, A Sweigart, T Veale, K Brown – 2018 – iitgn.ac.in
… Publisher: Sanfrancisco: William Pollock, 2015 Call No.: 005.133 SWE Acc. No.: 026912 Title: Twitterbots: making machines that make meaning Author: Veale, Tony. Publisher: Cambridge: MIT Press, 2018 Call No.: 006.35 VEA Acc. No.: 026924 …

The Trumpet of the Swan
K ann Donnachie, A Simionato – MATLIT: Materialities of …, 2018 – impactum-journals.uc.pt
… In other words, to borrow a popular phrase taken from twentieth century cold-war propaganda: only the President has the ability to “launch” this artwork which otherwise remains dormant, in waiting. Keywords. electronic art, drawing machines, robotic art, twitterbots, social media …

Automated Argumentation for Collaboration among Cyber-Physical System Actors at the Edge of the Internet of Things
E Lovellette, H Hexmoor, K Rodriguez – Internet of Things, 2018 – Elsevier
… may be embodied agents equipped with sensors and actuators performing automated tasks (eg different deployed security systems, robot swarms) or disembodied agents inhabiting parts of the Internet and monitoring and initiating automated actions (eg Twitterbots that follow …

A Social Bots Detection Model Based on Deep Learning Algorithm
H Ping, S Qin – 2018 IEEE 18th International Conference on …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… Then, multiple detection features were further designed to detect more Twitter bots and analyze the robustness of the proposed detection features … While Twitter bot detection is a specific use case on a particular social media, Cresci’s[10] approach is platform- technology …

Constructing research, constructing the platform: Algorithms and the rhetoricity of social media research
L Gruwell – Present Tense, 2018 – presenttensejournal.org
Twitter bots especially generated a massive number of texts: between the first and second debates, for example, researchers found that “more than a third of pro- Trump tweets and nearly a fifth of pro-Clinton tweets” were from bots, which amounted to “more than 1 million tweets …

In Between
S Samiee – search.informit.com.au
… reality that is mediated by systematic generative algorithms.” V 1.2 (2017–18), an iteration of this project that was recently shown at the Goethe- Institut in Beijing, involves a printer mounted on a microphone stand that spews out texts generated by Ye’s @qletrcyborg Twitterbot …

Tracking Elections: our experience during the presidential elections in Ecuador
D Riofrio, A Ruiz, E Sosebee, Q Raza, A Bashir… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2018 – arxiv.org
… 1,807 2,021 214 11.84% Patricio Zuquilanda @ZuquilandaDuque N/A 1,562 N/A N/A Table 3: Account follower differences among campaign and pre-electoral phases. Twitter bots messages during the campaign … Figure 3: Twitter bots messages during the campaign …

Co-Saved, Co-Tweeted and Co-Citation Networks1
F Didegah, M Thelwall – researchgate.net
Twitter bots are also examined since these can influence the answers to the main questions (for arXiv preprints: Haustein, Bowman, Holmberg, Tsou, Sugimoto, & Larivière, 2016) … RQ4: How important are Twitter bots for the results …

FAKE NEWS DETECTION USING MACHINE LEARNING
A Ranjan – 2018 – 14.139.251.106
… Traditional media. Along with these two factors, malicious Twitter bots serves as the foundations of Fake news in Social media [1]. 2.2.3 Related Work … Social Context User based features (to detect Twitter bots / Fake profiles) Post based features Network based features …

“Apt numbers”: On Line Citations of Paradise Lost
D Currell – Digital Milton, 2018 – Springer
… Literary Twitter bots may suggest a new kind of secular sortes in which Miltonic verses promise, if not something of prophetic strain, then at least “connections…with the things we experience every day in our lives … Reid’s Twitter bot flock relies on a text hosted by Project Gutenberg …

Collective Behavior of Social Bots Is Encoded in Their Temporal Twitter Activity
A Duh, M Slak Rupnik, D Korošak – Big Data, 2018 – liebertpub.com
… References. 1 Dubbin R. The rise of Twitter bots. The New Yorker, 14. 2013. Available online at www.newyorker.com/tech/elements/the-rise-of-twitter-bots (last accessed April 2, 2018 ).Google Scholar; 2 Hwang T, Pearce I, Nanis M. Socialbots: Voices from the fronts. Interactions …

The Effect Of Engagement Intensity And Lexical Richness In Identifying Bot Accounts On Twitter
I Inuwa-Dutsea, BS Bello… – … International Journal on …, 2018 – search.ebscohost.com
… 50 THE EFFECT OF ENGAGEMENT INTENSITY AND LEXICAL RICHNESS IN IDENTIFYING BOT ACCOUNTS ON TWITTER … KEYWORDS Twitter bots, Automated Accounts, Engagement, Lexical Richness, Bot Detection, Social Network Analysis Page 2 …

Butterflies, Busy Weekends, and Chicken Salad: Genetic Criticism and the Output of@ Pentametron
L Henrickson – Authorship, 2018 – authorship.ugent.be
… explores issues of authorship presented to genetic criticism (critique génétique) by algorithmically-produced texts – that is, texts produced through programmed logic in a computer rather than through direct human agency – such as those of the Twitter bot Pentametron (twitter …

Epistemology in the Era of Fake News: An Exploration of Information Verification Behaviors among Social Networking Site Users
R Torres, N Gerhart, A Negahban – ACM SIGMIS Database: the …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… disseminated on SNSs. The colloquial term “fake news,” started gaining recognition in 2010 when Twitter bots were used to repost a fake news story concerning the replacement of Senator Ted Kennedy (Akpan, 2016). The fake …

The Digital Research Skills Cookbook: An Introduction to the Research Bazaar Community
CT Flanders – 2018 – books.google.com
… PhD lifestyle. Later I developed a fondness for Twitter bots. I now use Twitter to stalk Digital Humanities stars and stay in touch with the Research Bazaar community. My ultimate goal is to build my own Twitter bot! Sneak Peek …

Vaccine safety: Russian bots and trolls stoked online debate, research finds
O Dyer – BMJ, 2018 – bmj.com
… Downloaded from Page 2. 1 Broniatowski DA, Jamison AM, Qi S, et al. Weaponized health communication: Twitter bots and Russian trolls amplify the vaccine debate. Am J Publ Health 2018; published online 23 Aug (e1-e7). 10.2105/AJPH.2018.304567 …

Socialbots’ First Words: Can Automatic Chatting Improve Influence in Twitter?
A Savvopoulos, P Vikatos… – 2018 IEEE/ACM …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… The main solutions for the first kind of approach are currently based on machine learning techniques and explore behavioural and structural features [3, 6, 7]. Even DARPA launched a Twitter bot challenge in which different teams attempted to identify the bots in a labeled …

Deep Neural Networks for Bot Detection
S Kudugunta, E Ferrara – arXiv preprint arXiv:1802.04289, 2018 – arxiv.org
… labeled dataset, suitable for deep nets training, from a minimal amount of labeled data (roughly 3,000 examples of sophisticated Twitter bots) … individual social media accounts from single observations, ie, determining whether a single tweet comes from a Twitter bot or from a …

Co?saved, co?tweeted, and co?cited networks
F Didegah, M Thelwall – Journal of the Association for …, 2018 – Wiley Online Library
Twitter bots are also examined since these can influence the answers to the main questions (for arXiv preprints: Haustein, Bowman, Holmberg, Tsou, Sugimoto, & Larivie`re, 2016) … Page 13. RQ4: How Important Are Twitter bots for the Results …

A Web Scraping Methodology for Bypassing Twitter API Restrictions
A Hernandez-Suarez, G Sanchez-Perez… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2018 – arxiv.org
… KEYWORDS web scraping; web crawling; Twitter bots; web spiders Correspondence Instituto Politecnico Nacional, Graduate School ESIME Culhuacan, San Francisco Culhuacan, CTM V, 04430 CDMX, Mexico; hmperezm@ipn.mx. 1. INTRODUCTION …

Drone Form: Mediation at the End of Empire
NK Hensley – Novel: A Forum on Fiction, 2018 – read.dukeupress.edu
… age Hollywood’s studio system. But it would move toward vernacular forms like Twitter bots and dissident public art installations, reaching all the way to the anxious dreams recorded in the drawings of victims. 6. But any survey …

Using PseudoGravity to Attract People
SL Lim, PJ Bentley – saiconference.com
… Messias et al. [19] showed the feasibility of creating Twitter bots that are able to make themselves influential according … This part of the tool is based on https://artandlogic.com/2014/01/this-might- be-a-twitterbot/ and uses the code adapted from https://github.com/bgporter/tmbotg …

Tool vs. agent: attributing agency to natural language generation systems
L Henrickson – Digital Creativity, 2018 – Taylor & Francis
… Companies such as Automated Insights and Narrative Science generate news articles for such large-scale clients as The Associated Press (Automated Insights) and Forbes (Narrative Science). Twitter bots abound, endlessly generating short-form poetry and prose …

CALL IN THE ROBOCOPS
CF Naff – The Humanist, 2018 – search.proquest.com
… According to the cybersecu- rity firm FireEye, tens of thousands of Russian Twitter bots worked tirelessly to push hashtags likes *WarAgainst- Democrats and *DownHillary into Twitter’s trending zone. But theres worse. Much worse …

Language Technology and 3rd Wave HCI: Towards Phatic Communication and Situated Interaction
L Borin, J Edlund – New Directions in Third Wave Human-Computer …, 2018 – Springer
… For example: The inability of IBM’s Watson to get to grips with the proper usage and nuances of colloquial expression (Smith 2013). Microsoft’s Twitter bot Tay turning into “a Hitler-loving sex robot” in 24 hours (Horton 2016; Wikipedia 2017) …

Noise reduction and normalization of microblogging messages
GAT Laboreiro – 2018 – repositorio-aberto.up.pt
… writting style, using no linguistic knowledge. Our attempt at identifying Twitter bots was met with median ac- curacy of 0.97, in part due to the good performance of our stylistic features. Language variant identification is much …

A Knowledge-Based Methodology for Building a Conversational Chatbot as an Intelligent Tutor
X Sánchez-Díaz, G Ayala-Bastidas… – … Conference on Artificial …, 2018 – Springer
… Some of them have human identities and personalities to make the conversation more natural. Ranging from Twitter bots with random responses to more complex counseling service agents, chatbots have become increasingly common in recent years …

An Online Water Army Detection Method Based on Network Hot Events
W Zhang, J Lu – 2018 10th International Conference on …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… Third, the online water army can be either a programmed robot controlled by a platform API or a real user such as a company employee or a temporary recruiter. This is different from the traditional research program machine Twitter bot …

Inconvenient truths: It’sa terrible time to be a scientist in the USA, or is it? Where there are attacks there’s also resistance
M Halpern – Index on Censorship, 2018 – journals.sagepub.com
Skip to main content. Menus. SAGE Journals. Profile logged-in. Search. MENU. Browse; Resources: Authors; Librarians; Editors; Societies. My Tools: My Alerts; My Saved Searches; My Favorite Journals; My Account. Advanced Search. IN THIS JOURNAL …

A Brief Introduction to Natural Language Generation within Computational Creativity
B Burtenshaw – Introduction to the Proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on …, 2018 – aclweb.org
… telligent Narrative Technologies workshop series. In recent years NLG has become relevant to the general public through creative application in dia- logues systems, chatbots, and Twitter bots. These widely available tasks have …

The future starts here
D Neustein – Architecture Australia, 2018 – search.informit.com.au
… in one form or another. In fact, the majority of the objects and works on display – handmade costumes, prosthetic limbs, humanitarian shelters and Twitter bots – are already widespread and ubiquitous. And while there are numerous …

A Field Guide to Artificial Nature (s); Or, the Evolving Literary Ecology of the Temporary Autonomous Zone.
L Swanstrom – Journal of New Frontiers in Spatial Concepts, 2018 – search.ebscohost.com
… art that engage with the power of natural forces, such as Jan Baeke and Alfred Marseille’s “Channel of the North’, a poem whose shape and size fluctuates “as a func- tion of the tide in the Westerschelde river on the Dutch/Belgian border”;” “Station 51000,” a Twitter bot created by …

Main Themes of Misrepresented Science on Twitter
CJ Rodriquez – sc.edu
… for WHAT purpose(s). Gaps In Literature Researchers must continue the efforts to identify the differences between Twitter users and Twitter-bots. This near impossible task is crucial to understanding if confusion if malicious or simply ad bots gone array …

Submission to the Meeting of Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment
C Mc Mahon – 2018 – ciaranmcmahon.ie
… Secondly, I would like to give the Committee an idea of the scale of these problems. In this instance we have a visualisation of a network of Twitter bots, taken from a study3 where the researchers examined the reported locations of a sample of recently created accounts …

From Reaction to Proaction: Unexplored Ways to the Detection of Evolving Spambots
S Cresci, M Petrocchi, A Spognardi… – Companion of the The Web …, 2018 – iit.cnr.it
… content. Worryingly, this malicious practice is per- vasive: it has been witnessed in online discussions on important 1http://www.newsweek.com/full-list-russian-twitter- bots-banned-election-meddling-probe-700703 This paper …

Combating Fake News: An Investigation of Information Verification Behaviors on Social Networking Sites
R Torres, N Gerhart… – … of the 51st …, 2018 – scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu
… Fake news, as the term is commonly understood in 2017, started gaining recognition in 2010 when Twitter bots were used to repost a fake news story concerning the replacement of Senator Ted Kennedy [1]. The fake news epidemic grew rampantly in 2014 with the promotion of …

The digital notion of the citizen-centred media ecosystem
L Raycheva – International Journal of Digital Television, 2018 – ingentaconnect.com
… year of the bot’ in journal- ism. This pronouncement might have been a response to the intensifying usage of robots by media organizations – from early Twitter bots to the recent wave of chatbots. In the age of the Fourth Industrial …

Keeping up with the Cartesians: on the culture of the selfie with continual reference to Kim Kardashian
D Rubinstein – 2018 – ualresearchonline.arts.ac.uk
… Pinching and dragging, flicking and swiping might be words previously used to describe the playground bully, but now these are the coordinates of a new territory and a new economy in which a Twitter bot can run a country and computer hack can change governments …

How law and computer science can work together to improve the information society
C Marsden – Communications of the ACM, 2018 – sro.sussex.ac.uk
… Fake News ‘Fake news’ is the heartfelt cry of politicians who feel wronged by the online media. Ad blocking and filter bubbles have made consumers and voters harder to reach. Industrial scale behavioral profiling and viral marketing via Twitter bots are a new method to so do …

The Brave New E-world of the Human-Centered Media Ecosystem
L Raycheva, D Peicheva – International Conference on Intelligent Human …, 2018 – Springer
… 1 Introduction. PCWorld suggested that 2016 may be considered as “the year of the bots.” This suggestion might have been proposed in response to the intensifying usage of robots by media organizations – from early Twitter bots to the recent wave of ‘chatbots’ …

Supporting Online Credibility Evaluation
A Wierzbicki – Web Content Credibility, 2018 – Springer
… 83 The user interface can be implemented in several ways, for example, as a Web portal. Another alternative is a browser extension. The user interface could also be a Twitter bot or a Wiki extension. The first two alternatives will be discussed in Sects …

Fake News as a Threat to National Security
G Belova, G Georgieva – International conference KNOWLEDGE …, 2018 – degruyter.com
… They might also support a party or position as alternatives to mainstream media; – the social media is another one; Twitter bots who publish deceptive pictures; Facebook ads sponsored by various intelligence teams, YouTube clips that say terror attacks are scams, etc …

Book Review: Jon Ronson, So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed
C Reynolds – 2018 – journals.sagepub.com
Jon Ronson, So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed, 2015, New York: Riverhead Books, 304 pp., US$15, ISBN-13: 978-1594487132 (Hardcover).

Russian Troll Hunting in a Brexit Twitter Archive
C Llewellyn, L Cram, A Favero, RL Hill – … of the 18th ACM/IEEE on Joint …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… 6. VS Subrahmanian, Amos Azaria, Skylar Durst, Vadim Kagan, Aram Galstyan, Kristina Lerman, Linhong Zhu, Emilio Ferrara, Alessandro Flammini, and Filippo Menczer . 2016. The DARPA Twitter bot challenge. Computer Vol. 49, 6 (2016), 38–46. top of page CITED BY …

Is the law ready for driverless cars?
R Calo – Communications of the ACM, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… A Twitter bot once unexpectedly threatened a fashion show in Amsterdam with violence, leading the organizers to call the po- lice.3 Tay—Microsoft’s ill-fated chat- bot—famously began to deny the its case with the pedestrian’s family. If not, a court will sort it out …

#TrumpStyle: The Political Frames and Twitter Attacks of Donald Trump
E Dunning – The Journal of Social Media in Society, 2018 – thejsms.org
… discourse and terms into the daily lexicon. “Tweetstorm,” “Twitter war,” “Liberal tears,” “Deep State,” “Alternative facts” and “Russian Twitter bots” are just a few of the terms that now have cultural currency and meaning. However, no …

Exploiting Social Networks of Twitter in Altmetrics Big Data
M Imran, A Akhtar, A Said, I Safder… – … on Science and …, 2018 – openaccess.leidenuniv.nl
… these tools. Haustein et al. (2016) manually identified bots in the Twitter dataset, and argued that automated Twitter accounts that publish scholarly tweets behave differently from general Twitter bot accounts. Their study also …

Complementing Machine Learning Classifiers Via Dynamic Symbolic Execution:“Human vs. Bot Generated” Tweets
SL Shrestha, S Panda, C Csallner – 2018 – ranger.uta.edu
… 2018]) Page 2. RAISE’18 , May 27, 2018, Gothenburg, Sweden Sohil L. Shrestha, Saroj Panda, Christoph Csallner US presidential election, where Twitter bots that posed as humans generated many tweets to influence the outcome of the election …

Unconventional Classifiers and Anti-social Machine Intelligences
M Monin – Digital Culture & Society, 2018 – degruyter.com
… 2 Chat bots have become commonplace in contemporary computational culture, as voice-activated machine intelligences such as Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa, internet-based or mobile phone customer service bots, Twitter bots, and bots on Facebook …

Information Warfare in the Digital Age: A Study of #SyriaHoax
SP White – techscience.org
… Relying upon Twitter bots and paid armies of trolls, these disinformation techniques represent a new form of information warfare that has allowed Russia to achieve strategic objectives in its former Soviet periphery and to reassert influence abroad [23] …

The Potential Social Impact of the Artificial Intelligence Divide
AB Williams – 2018 AAAI Spring Symposium Series, 2018 – aaai.org
… a pedestrian. The AI divide is increasingly being used to influence thought and decisions. Twitter bots may have been used in the most recent US presidential elections to influence the results (Bessi and Ferrara 2016). In a recent …

Humor Facilitation of Polarized Events
A Valitutti – International Conference on Distributed, Ambient, and …, 2018 – Springer
… In particular, the Web is a place where chatbots [3, 15], Twitter bots [27] or Reddit bots [9] behave as specific humorous agents reacting to news and interacting with online communities. 2.2 Joke Tellers, Comedians, Witticists …

Other Things: AI, Robots, and Society
DJ Gunkel – A Networked Self and Human Augmentics, Artificial …, 2018 – taylorfrancis.com
… by Arthur Samuel as early as 1956—it has recently gained popularity by way of some highly publicized events involving Google DeepMind’s AlphaGo, which beat one of the most celebrated players of the notoriously difficult board game Go, and Microsoft’s Twitter bot Tay.ai …

I, Inhuman Lawyer: Developing Artificial Intelligence in the Legal Profession
D Dervanovi? – Robotics, AI and the Future of Law, 2018 – Springer
… Think about Google not showing executive jobs to women, or its Google Image Search identifying black people as gorillas, 4 or the Microsoft Twitter bot that had to be taken down after merely 24 h online because it was displaying racist, sexist and anti-Semitic behaviour and …

Slogatron: Advanced Wealthiness Generator
B Chandler, A Neupane – arXiv preprint arXiv:1809.09563, 2018 – arxiv.org
… humor values. Another (Guer- rero et al. 2015) developed a Twitter bot that generates rid- dles about celebrities by combining information from both well-structured and poorly-structured information sources. This (Guerini, Strapparava …

Machinic rhetorics and the influential movements of robots
MC Coleman – Review of communication, 2018 – nca.tandfonline.com
… What I want to draw the reader’s attention to is the fact that when someone makes a Twitter bot, which asks that Twitter users avoid the term “illegal immigrant,” this is a rhetoric, and one that carries its own unique qualities of expression, deserving of further analysis and …

Cultivating Metanoia in Twitter Publics: Analyzing and Producing Bots of Protest in the #GamerGate Controversy
S Holmes, RG Lussos – Computers and Composition, 2018 – Elsevier
… Abstract. This article examines the unique rhetorical affordances of Twitter bots as a way to offer student writers the kairotic means of understanding how networked writing functions in social media public spheres … 2.3. Twitter bots as Rhetorical Actors …

Supplementary Information for “Bots increase exposure to negative and inflammatory content in online social systems”
M Stella, E Ferrara, M De Domenico – National Acad Sciences
… “The DARPA Twitter bot challenge.” Computer 49, no. 6 (2016): 38-46 … 13. Mønsted, Bjarke, Piotr Sapie?y?ski, Emilio Ferrara, and Sune Lehmann. “Evidence of complex contagion of information in social media: An experiment using Twitter bots.” PloS one 12, no …

AI in Marketing, Sales and Service: How Marketers Without a Data Science Degree Can Use AI, Big Data and Bots
P Gentsch – 2018 – books.google.com
… 4.1. 5 Mitsuku as Best Practice AI-Based Bot 4.1. 6 Possible Limitations of AI-Based Bots 4.1. 7 Twitter bot Tay by Microsoft Conversational Commerce 4.2. 1 Motivation and Development 4.2. 2 Messaging-Based Communication Is Exploding 4.2. 3 Subject-Matter and Areas 4.2 …

When the Going Gets Tough, The Tweets Get Going! An Exploratory Analysis of Tweets Sentiments in the Stock Market
A Kretinin, J Samuel, R Kashyap – American Journal of …, 2018 – articlegateway.com
… Experimental evidence using Twitter bots has shown that information is more likely to influence behaviors in social media networks through a complex contagion process (Mønsted, Sapie?y?ski, Ferrara, and Lehmann 2017) …

Alison Powell on Data Walking
A Powell – Tijdschrift voor Mediageschiedenis, 2018 – tijdschriftmediageschiedenis.nl
… the geotagged digital trace left by others. We experimented with programming a simple Twitter bot, that during the walk, connected words related to our matters of concern to specific locations. In doing so, we drew attention to …

The Automatic Identification of German AfD Supporters on Twitter: The Vanellus-Follower-Classification-Index VaFCI.
C Donninger – Available at SSRN 3230936, 2018 – papers.ssrn.com
… Dr. Christian “Chrilly” Donninger Nimzowerkstatt KG, A-3925 Altmelon 110 c.donninger@ wavenet.at http://www.godotfinance.com Version 1.0 – August 2018 Abstract: Vanellus (the peewit) is a twitter-bot developed by Christian “Chrilly” Donninger …

The Status of Artificial Intelligence
N Eastwood – The Texas Orator Blog Entries, 2018 – repositories.lib.utexas.edu
… Its values can be completely alien to ours. If its utility function is to maximize paperclips, then it will do exactly that. The issue of machines being corrupted by pre-programmed goals is already beginning to affect us, as was the case with Microsoft artificial inelegant Twitter bot Tay …

A New Look at Robotics in Architecture: Embedding Behavior with Smart Materials
DK Sung – Robotic Building, 2018 – Springer
… The web is crawling with robots programmed to perform tasks online, including chatbots, scraper bots, shopbots, and Twitter bots. But those are bots, not robots. And there’s a difference” (Lafrance 2016). For building parts, they are tangible and undeniably physical …

Anticipating acceptance of emerging technologies using twitter: the case of self-driving cars
C Kohl, M Knigge, G Baader, M Böhm… – Journal of Business …, 2018 – Springer
… 2014). New developments on Twitter include Twitter bots that are difficult to discern from real persons (Boshmaf et al. 2011; Haustein et al … The Twitter bots have espe- cially become increasingly good at emulating human communication and writ- ing style …

Social Media in Turkey as a Space for Political Battles: AKTrolls and other Politically motivated trolling
E Saka – Middle East Critique, 2018 – Taylor & Francis
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Platypus–A Multilingual Question Answering Platform for Wikidata
T Tanon, MD de Assuncao, E Caron, F Suchanek – 2018 – hal.archives-ouvertes.fr
… The second access method is a Web interface, which is available at https://askplatyp.us. Finally, in order to experiment with different interactions, we also implemented a Twitter bot. The bot replies to tweets sent to this account … Page 12. Figure 3: Platypus Twitter bot 5 Evaluation …

Sales And Service
P Gentsch – Springer
… 84 4.1. 5 Mitsuku as Best Practice AI-Based Bo t 87 4.1. 6 Possible Limitations of AI-Based Bot s 88 4.1. 7 Twitter bot Tay by Microsof t 88 4.2 Conversational Commerc e 89 4.2. 1 Motivation and Developmen t 89 4.2. 2 Messaging-Based Communication Is Exploding 90 4.2 …

Full cycle analysis of a large-scale botnet attack on twitter
C Besel, J Echeverria, S Zhou – 2018 IEEE/ACM International …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… websites. Furthermore, we found that this botmaster is still active selling Twitter bot related services. Our work reconstructs the complete course of the spam attacks, from planning to execution … II. RELATED WORK A. Twitter bots 1 …

A Mobile Botnet That Meets Up at Twitter
Y Dong, J Dai, X Sun – International Conference on Security and Privacy in …, 2018 – Springer
… As shown in Fig. 1, our botnet design involves five major parts: botmaster, Tor network, Twitter, bots, and a movable web server built by botmaster … Specifically, based on the REST API provided by Twitter, bots send GET requests by using \(S_3\) as the query keyword …

Science, Technology and Security Research: The Potential Role of Think Tanks Like RSIS
C Vu – 2018 – think-asia.org
… For example, automated Twitter bots can be generated to post on social media to influence public opinions; the merging of automation, artificial intelligence, and robotics can create robots that are as intelligent as humans; genomic-based personalised medicine can generate …

Activating Group Discussion by Topic Providing Bots
S Kusajima, Y Sumi – IEICE Transactions on Information and …, 2018 – jstage.jst.go.jp
… We aim not only to promote mutual under- standing but also to facilitate their discussion by providing information related to the current context. Yamada developed a Twitter bot which provides pa- per titles stored in academic database named CiNii tt . This …

NCX-DB: a unified resource for integrative analysis of the sodium calcium exchanger super-family
K Bode, DM O’Halloran – BMC neuroscience, 2018 – bmcneurosci.biomedcentral.com
… In addition the Twitter account has been configured to serve as a twitterbot that captures the RSS feed on searches related to sodium calcium exchangers from PubMed (https://www.ncbi.nlm. nih.gov/pubmed) as well as the pre-print servers: bioRxiv (https://www.biorxiv.org/) and …

Automatic generation of comments on twitter based on news
C Casar Morejon – 2018 – upcommons.upc.edu
… Also, there are the bots for Twitter, with a wide range of them. For example there is @metaphorminute that is a Twitter bot that every minute creates a new and original metaphor … As we can see there is a lot of diversity of Twitter bots regarding his functionality. 1.4 Objectives …

Digital Literary Studies in the High School Environment
E Rettberg – 2018 – digitalcommons.imsa.edu
… literature, which we’ll explore by reading and producing genres such as hypertext stories, generated poetry, conceptual poetry, and Twitter bots; and digital methods for exploring literature and culture, which they’ll explore in a series …

Supplementary Materials for “Exposure to Opposing Views can Increase Political Polarization: Evidence from a Large-scale Field Experiment on Social Media”
CA Bail, L Argyle, TW Brown, J Bumpus, H Chen… – National Acad Sciences
… 12 3.4 Design of Twitter bots … We also stratified by frequency of Twitter usage, because we reasoned that more frequent Twitter users would be exposed to more of the messages produced by our study’s Twitter bots …

Reputation Systems for News on Twitter: A Large-Scale Study
L de Alfaro, M Di Pierro, E Tacchini, G Ballarin… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2018 – arxiv.org
… Additionally, we offer two other ways to interact with our system: we provide a Twitter bot (hoaxbot) that can respond to enquiries from the users, and a browser bookmarklet which enables users to quickly access the scores of sites they are accessign with their browser …

Leveraging Elasticsearch and Botometer to Explore Volunteered Geographic Information
SL Toepke – idl.iscram.org
… The presented work shows integration of a Twitter-bot assessment service, which uses several heuristics to determine the bot-ness of a … trustworthiness assessments for each Twitter account, which can create a higher quality product and remove noise generated by Twitter bots …

ROBOT WARS: HOW BOTS JOINED BATTLE IN THE GULF
B Nimmo – Journal of International Affairs, 2018 – JSTOR
… Ben Nimmo ROBOT WARS: HOW BOTS JOINED BATTLE IN THE GULF Abstract: In the summer of 2017, Twitter bots—automated accounts—were deployed to boost messaging on both sides of the diplomatic dispute between Saudi Arabia and Qatar …

Chatbot e-service and customer satisfaction regarding luxury brands
M Chung, E Ko, H Joung, SJ Kim – Journal of Business Research, 2018 – Elsevier
Twitterbots can be similar to human agents in providing credible communication and customer satisfaction, but they convey information through digital tools and computer-mediated communication (Edwards et al., 2014; Lowry et al., 2009) …

Unpacking the social media bot: A typology to guide research and policy
R Gorwa, D Guilbeault – Policy & Internet, 2018 – Wiley Online Library
… This lack of clarity has a real effect: problematically, the best current academic methods for Twitter bot detection are not able to accurately detect … Indeed, it appears as if most of the Twitter bots that can be purchased online or through digital marketing agencies are built to rely on …

DISCOVER: Mining Online Chatter for Emerging Cyber Threats
A Sapienza, SK Ernala, A Bessi, K Lerman… – Companion of the The …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
Page 1. DISCOVER: Mining Online Chatter for Emerging Cyber Threats Anna Sapienza? University of Southern California Information Sciences Institute annas@isi.edu Sindhu Kiranmai Ernala Georgia Institute of Technology sernala3@gatech.edu …

A Massive Sarcastic Robot: What a Great Idea!
T Veale – afflatus.ucd.ie
… of sarcasm: rather than use independent raters to annotate the training and test sets for sarcasm, they used a Twitterbot, @SarcasmMagnet, to … is more effect- ive than it is creative, yet it enables the rapid construction of CC systems like chatbots and interactive Twitterbots …

Characterizing Long-Running Political Phenomena on Social Media
E Calisir, M Brambilla – arXiv preprint arXiv:1901.00740, 2018 – arxiv.org
… Bot hjkmnpof qtvwx yz{|}~ ??? ???? ????????? ???? ????o ??????? Bo t thresho ld NON-BOTS BOTS Figure 6: The higher the bot score for a Twitter account, the more likely of being in pro-Leave stance found that many Twitter bot accounts are still alive …

Report on the Eighth International Conference on Computational Creativity.
A Pease, A Jordanous – AI Magazine, 2018 – search.ebscohost.com
… Social Justice. Two tutorials — Lit- erary Creativity and Narrative Generation, and Tweet Dreams Are Made of This: Building Creative Twitter- bots — were also help, along with a Doctoral Con- sortium. Conclusion The conference …

A framework for detecting injected influence attacks on microblog websites using change detection techniques
VS Pendyala, Y Liu, SM Figueira – Development Engineering, 2018 – Elsevier
… other scenarios. Previous article in issue; Next article in issue. Keywords. Cumulative sum. Discrete Kalman Filter. Sentiment analysis. Online Social Networks. Twitter bot. Attack injection. Microblogging. 1. Introduction. Social media …

POTUS Stand-Up: The White House Correspondents’ Dinner
ST Ross – Comedy and the Politics of Representation, 2018 – Springer
… and conspiracy theories (Crouch 2017). Clickbait headlines, Twitterbots, and Facebook shares were developed well after the notion of the “culture industry” became a term in critical sociology. Nevertheless, the idea that cultural …

Factors contributing to altmetrics’ complexity: a problem statement
S Konkiel, E Adie – … (STI 2018), September 12-14, 2018 …, 2018 – openaccess.leidenuniv.nl
… Upon further examination of the article’s attention data, we realized that while we can usually catch and control for automated gaming attempts (eg Twitter bots), we were not able to identify human-initiated tweets solicited as part of an organized campaign (in this case, a …

To get cited or get tweeted: a study of psychological academic articles
YE Ye, JC Na – Online Information Review, 2018 – emeraldinsight.com
… Even though discussions of articles or related social phenomena were spotted in the contents of tweets, simple counts of Twitter mentions may not be reliable enough for research evaluations due to issues such as Twitter bots and a deficient understanding of Twitter users …

Framework for estimating sleep timing from digital footprints
B Chen, DC Seo, HC Lin, D Crandall – BMJ Innovations, 2018 – innovations.bmj.com
… We collected a set of user timelines from through Twitter’s Application Programming Interfaces and removed users that were actually automatic Twitter ‘bots’, which were deployed by company or group users instead of individuals (see online supplementary file) …

Future-Proofing the News: Preserving the First Draft of History
J Rogers – The American Archivist, 2018 – americanarchivist.org
… media algorithms largely unexplored. It is quite conceivable that future scholars researching the 2016 presidential election will take equal interest in the work of Twitter bots and New York Times columnists. To their credit, Hansen …

Measuring bot and human behavioral dynamics
I Pozzana, E Ferrara – arXiv preprint arXiv:1802.04286, 2018 – arxiv.org
… 2017. Evidence of Complex Contagion of Information in Social Media: An Experiment Using Twitter bots. Plos One 12, 9 (2017). [27] Saiph Savage, Andres Monroy-Hernandez, and Tobias Höllerer. 2016 … 2016. The DARPA Twitter bot challenge. Computer 49, 6 (2016), 38–46 …

Lexical analysis of automated accounts on Twitter
I Inuwa-Dutse, BS Bello, I Korkontzelos – arXiv preprint arXiv:1812.07947, 2018 – arxiv.org
… 349-354). ACM. Howard, PN, & Kollanyi, B. (2016). Bots, #StrongerIn, and #Brexit: computational propaganda during the UK-EU referendum … Subrahmanian, VS, Azaria, A., Durst, S., Kagan, V., Galstyan, A., Lerman, K., … & Stevens, A. (2016). The DARPA Twitter bot challenge …

Measuring social spam and the effect of bots on information diffusion in social media
E Ferrara – Complex Spreading Phenomena in Social Systems, 2018 – Springer
… We will first review how social bots, and in particular Twitter bots, are created, how they operate, and what are the challenges in detecting them … We inspected same of the readily-available Twitter bot-making tools and this is a (non-comprehensive) list of capabilities they provide …

If Artificial Intelligence Asks Questions, Will Nature Answer? Preserving Free Will in a Recursive Self-Improving Cyber-Secure Quantum Computing World
C Larson – Cosmos and History: The Journal of Natural and …, 2018 – cosmosandhistory.org
… chess), and tax software (TurboTax). The second wave, “statistical learning,” includes perception of the natural world and adaptation to situations (voice recognition, facial recognition, Twitterbot). Third wave AI systems, “contextual …

Bot conversations are different: leveraging network metrics for bot detection in twitter
DM Beskow, KM Carley – 2018 IEEE/ACM International …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
2018 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM) Bot Conversations are Different: Leveraging … A. Machine Learning Techniques As noted above, Twitter bot detection has primarily used Machine Learning models …

Computational creativity in Slovenia
S Pollak, GA Wiggins, M Žnidarši?, N Lavra? – Informatica, 2018 – informatica.si
… A third successful approach is that of Tony Veale [46]. Veale’s lab specialises in the development of elegant methods of ex- tracting data from lingustic corpora, and then using that data for creative text generation, often in TwitterBots—see @MetaphorMagnet [eg, 47] …

A Survey On Spam URLs Detection In Twitter
W Daffa, O Bamasag… – 2018 1st International …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… 4) Marketers : links focusing on advertising different products, promotions, free vouchers, or other promotions. C. Twitter bots It is a background process that generates automatic content on Twitter and can inevitably follow and attract Twitter users attention …

Commentary on: The Top 100 Social Media Influencers in Plastic Surgery on Twitter: Who Should You Be Following?
FL Canales – Aesthetic surgery journal, 2018 – academic.oup.com
… IFTTT Platform. https://ifttt.com/ applets/212493p-auto-retweet. Accessed February 5, 2018. 13. Agarwal A. How to create retweet and favorite Twitter bot. Digital Inspiration: Tech a la Carte. April 9, 2016. https://www.labnol.org/internet/retweet-favorite-twit- ter-bot/28967 …

Automating the digital everyday: an introduction
J Burgess, P Mitchell… – Media International …, 2018 – journals.sagepub.com
This Special Issue brings together a range of social science and humanities perspectives on the relationships among automation, digital media and everyday life….

Changing channels: divergent approaches to the creative streaming of texts
T Veale – Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence, 2018 – Springer
… Keywords Metaphor · Computational creativity · Twitterbots · Divergent thinking · Story generation … The machine is named MetaphorMagnet, and the outputs can be sampled hourly in the tweets of the Twitterbot @MetaphorMagnet [33] …

The Spread Of Top Misinformation Articles On Twitter In 2017: Social Bot Influence And Misinformation Trends
A Schlitzer – 2018 – journalism.arizona.edu
… trends ….. 40 Top Twitter bot characteristics ….. 43 … articles ….. 47 Twitter bots spread similar misinformation article topics ….. 48 …

Social media bots and stock markets
R Fan, O Talavera, V Tran – 2018 – rahwebdav.swan.ac.uk
… 9 high-frequency data for volatility and trading volume are compatible with the daily data results. However, we do not find any significant relations between Twitter-bots and stock returns … We identify Twitter bot accounts based on two techniques. Firstly, a Twitter account is …

Uncovering The Wholesale Industry Of Social Media Fraud: From Botnets To Bulk Reseller Panels
M Paquet-Clouston, O Bilodeau – virusbulletin.com
… [1] Harris, R.; Confessore, N.; Dance, GJX; Hansen, M. 2017. Astroturfing, Twitterbots, Amplification – Inside the Online Influence Industry. https://www.thebureauinvestigates.com/ stories/2017-12- 07/twitterbots. [2] Harris, R.; Confessore, N.; Dance, GJX; Hansen, M. 2018 …

Electronic Literature Translation: Translation as Process, Experience and Mediation
M Mencía, S Pold, M Portela – Electronic Book Review, 2018 – estudogeral.sib.uc.pt
… interventions in networks like net- Page 4. 4 provs, Twitter bots and writing that includes search engines. When electronic literature is developed and translated, all of these dimensions are included. Even though the four dimensions …

Is Bidirectionality Important?
P Stevens – European Conference on Modelling Foundations and …, 2018 – Springer
… Artificial intelligence is talked of by the general public again, and concern is rising about the way in which computer agents can be disguised as human ones – even though, so far, the disguises (of nefarious Twitter bots for example) are rather crude …

The new “civil service” trolls who aim to distract: The government in China is using its civil servants to act as internet trolls. It’sa hard management task …
J Steinfeld – Index on Censorship, 2018 – journals.sagepub.com
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The Dutch verb-spelling paradox in social media
T Schmitz, R Chamalaun… – Linguistics in the …, 2018 – jbe-platform.com
… For instance, tweets that were clearly produced by Twitterbots, automatically translated tweets, and standard patterns generated by apps (eg, Ik vind een Youtube-video leuk ‘I like a Youtube video’) are not spontaneously produced but rather pre-programmed standard messages …

Toward a discursive marketplace of ideas: Reimaging the marketplace metaphor in the era of social media, fake news, and artificial intelligence
J Schroeder – First Amendment Studies, 2018 – nca.tandfonline.com
… articles/2016–11-17/trump-s-twitter-bots-turned-out-on-election-day; Cade Metz, “Google Made a Chatbot That Debates the Meaning of Life,” Wired, June 26, 2015, http://www.wired.com/2015/ 06/google-made-chatbot-debates-meaning-life/; Nick Visser, “Twitter bot Will Correct …

Creative Reading in the Information Age: Paradoxes of Close and Distant Reading
I van de Ven – The Journal of Creative Behavior, 2018 – Wiley Online Library
… nevertheless reward close analysis. What to do with micronarratives or Twitterbot poetry7 whose single, minimal units of output are in themselves not terribly interesting, but whose underlying algorithms are? Such objects solicit …

Attacks and Defenses towards Machine Learning Based Systems
Y Yu, X Liu, Z Chen – Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… the existing training data or insert some additional malicious data to feed the model, aiming at corrupting the decision boundary and further affecting the integrity of the system [2]. One famous example of on-line data positioning is Microsoft’s Tay [3], a Twitter bot released on …

Continuous, not discrete: The mutual influence of digital and physical literature
SP Rowberry – Convergence, 2018 – journals.sagepub.com
The use of computational methods to develop innovative forms of storytelling and poetry has gained traction since the late 1980s. At the same time, legacy publi…

The Last Will Be the First. A Study of European Issue Publics on Twitter
J Ruiz-Soler – Partecipazione e conflitto, 2018 – siba-ese.unisalento.it
… accounts, especially on Twitter. Bots are small computer programs with increasingly complex and sophisticated algorithms that automatically perform tasks such as the publication of tweets, replies and following other accounts …

Distrustrank: spotting false news domains
V Woloszyn, W Nejdl – Proceedings of the 10th ACM Conference on …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… There also some works that analyze how a piece of information flows over the internet. For instance, [3] presents an interesting analysis about how Twitter bots can send spam tweets, manipu- late public opinion and use them for online fraud …

“Did I Say Something Wrong?”: Towards a Safe Collaborative Chatbot
M Chkroun, A Azaria – 2018 – azariaa.com
… Transactions on edutainment I 150–161. Subrahmanian, V.; Azaria, A.; Durst, S.; Kagan, V.; Galstyan, A.; Lerman, K.; Zhu, L.; Ferrara, E.; Flam- mini, A.; and Menczer, F. 2016. The darpa Twitter bot challenge. Computer 49(6):38–46. Wallace, R. 2003. The elements of aiml style …

Social Stories: Digital Storytelling and Social Media
JM Johnson – Forum Journal, 2018 – muse.jhu.edu
… While @slaveryUVA is powered by human beings—which is to say, flesh-and-blood people manually post every tweet—social media bots can also be used in digital storytelling— for example, W. Caleb McDaniel’s @Every3Minutes Twitter bot …

Complex contagions with timers
SW Oh, MA Porter – Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of …, 2018 – aip.scitation.org
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Designing Humour in Interaction
AI Niculescu, B Wadhwa, A Nijholt – International Conference on …, 2018 – Springer
… an absolute must. Referring to an example presented in the documentary, one participant expressed concerns regarding racial humour and referred to the famous Microsoft Twitter bot racist rants. Professional designers seemed …

Social Bots in Election Campaigns: Theoretical, Empirical, and Methodological Implications
TR Keller, U Klinger – Political Communication, 2018 – Taylor & Francis
… There has been an exponential growth in the number of Twitter bots on the largest open-source online code repository, GitHub—which enables people with few programming skills to deploy social bots for their (political) purposes (Kollanyi, 2016 Kollanyi, B. (2016) …

Internationalizing Social Media: The Case of’Twiplomacy’in India and Russia
KP Abdullakkutty – IUP Journal of International Relations, 2018 – search.proquest.com
… 34 Alexander Lawrence (2015), “Social Network Analysis Reveals Full Scale of Kremlin’s Twitter bot Campaign”. Retrieved from: https://globalvoices.org/2015/04/02/analyzing-kremlin-twitterbots/ 35 Lawrence (2015), op. cit., and Reynolds (2016), op. cit., p. 34 …

Silencing Bad Bots: Global, Legal and Political Questions for Mean Machine Communication
ML Jones – Communication Law and Policy, 2018 – Taylor & Francis
… AdWeek, Mar. 11, 2013, available at http://www.adweek.com/digital/twitter-bot/.View all notes the massive business of selling fake followers and praise, 14 14 See Kashmir Hill, The Invasion of the Twitter bots, Forbes, Aug. 9 …

Detecting Pathogenic Social Media Accounts without Content or Network Structure
E Shaabani, R Guo, P Shakarian – Data Intelligence and …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… Therefore, it is important to have a high precison to prevent removing real user. A. Existing Method Here we use the approach proposed by the top-ranked team in the DARPA Twitter bot Challenge [10]. We consider all features that we could extract from our dataset …

A credibility analysis system for assessing information on twitter
M Alrubaian, M Al-Qurishi, MM Hassan… – IEEE Transactions on …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… tweets and human annotations. Another system that takes a similar approach is TwitterBot, designed by Lorek et al. [24]. This tool is able to score the credibility of submitted tweets in the native Twitter interface. Fake Tweet Buster …

(Re) conceptualizing digital literacies before and after the election of Trump
MA Sulzer – English Teaching: Practice & Critique, 2018 – emeraldinsight.com
… resourced is meant in a broad sense that is not limited to monetary resources but could also include, for example, access to software tools that amplify an entity’s online presence or expertise in executing quick messaging strategies via social media (eg with Twitter bots) …

Measles: neither gone nor forgotten
H Bedford, D Elliman – 2018 – bmj.com
… Broniatowski DA,; Jamison AM,; Qi S,; et al. . Weaponized health communication: Twitter bots and Russian trolls amplify the vaccine debate. Am J Public Health 2018;108:1378- 84. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2018.304567 pmid:30138075 …

Living up to the chatbot hype: The influence of anthropomorphic design cues and communicative agency framing on conversational agent and company perceptions
T Araujo – Computers in Human Behavior, 2018 – Elsevier
… Kim & Sundar, 2012), computer agents used for interviews (Hasler et al., 2013, Pickard et al., 2016), Twitter bots (Edwards, Edwards … al., 2016a C. Edwards, AJ Beattie, A. Edwards, PR SpenceDifferences in perceptions of communication quality between a Twitterbot and human …

The Will to Progress and the Twofold Truth of Capital
M Fourcade – sase.org
… Not only is this a belief that serves capital well, but this kind of connectedness does not necessarily mean social cohesion. Examples of the downside of this kind of social capital include filter bubbles, online bullying, or fake connections to Twitter bots …

Applying privacy-enhancing technologies
D Bosk, G Rodríguez-Cano… – Protests in the …, 2018 – books.google.com
… An example is Trump’s alleged use of Twitter bots in the US election (Kollanyi, Howard & Woolley, 2016). Douceur (2002) proved that this problem cannot be solved without a logically central control of the creation of identities …

Fusing Flight Data with Social Media Data
A Tanner, A Blarer, V Lenders – lenders.ch
… Observing the tweets for multiple different emergency events, we find multiple Twitter bots that very quickly after an emergency squawk send tweets (like the Twitter users planefinder, squawk76_77, SquawkAlert besides OpenSkyAlerts – see Figure 3 lower-left) …

Measuring the Information-Foraging Behaviors of Social Bots Through Word Usage
ZK Stine, T Khaund, N Agarwal – 2018 IEEE/ACM International …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… [3] O. Varol et al., “Online human-bot interactions: detection, estimation, and characterization,” International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media, pp. 280–289, March, 2017. [4] V. Subrahmainian et al., “The DARPA Twitter bot challenge,” Computer vol. 59(6), pp …

Safeguarding Our Elections: Enhanced Electoral Integrity Planning
S Darnolf – SAIS Review of International Affairs, 2018 – muse.jhu.edu
… on election day. Third, an increasing number of countries have been exposed to other strategies employed to influence the outcome of elections, which include using internet trolls, Twitter bots, and fake news. 8 Even though …

Applying privacy-enhancing technologies: One alternative future of protests
S Buchegger, B Greschbach… – Protests in the …, 2018 – taylorfrancis.com
… An example is Trump’s alleged use of Twitter bots in the US election (Kollanyi, Howard & Woolley, 2016). Douceur (2002) proved that this problem cannot be solved without a logi- cally central control of the creation of identities …

Applying privacy-enhancing technologies: one alternative future of protests
D Bosk… – Protests in the …, 2018 – taylorfrancis.com
… An example is Trump’s alleged use of Twitter bots in the US election (Kollanyi, Howard & Woolley, 2016). Douceur (2002) proved that this problem cannot be solved without a logi- cally central control of the creation of identities …

Learning from Interaction: An Intelligent Networked-Based Human-Bot and Bot-Bot Chatbot System
JJ Bird, A Ekárt, DR Faria – UK Workshop on Computational Intelligence, 2018 – Springer
… To show the bot’s potential, two front-end applications were developed (see Fig. 1), a browser-based application using asynchronous JavaScript to populate a chat window with results, and an automated Twitter bot that would perform the same process when replying to Tweets …

Analyzing Social Bots and Their Coordination During Natural Disasters
T Khaund, S Al-Khateeb, S Tokdemir… – … Conference on Social …, 2018 – Springer
… One possible explanation is that these accounts may have helped dissemination of the hoax without proper fact-checking. Alternatively, these accounts could be sophisticated bots that mimic human behavior to remain undetected by Twitter bot detection algorithms …

Empathy and virtual agents for learning applications in symbiotic systems
RMG Iranzo, N Padilla-Zea… – Global Engineering …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… Microsoft unveiled Tay1, a Twitter bot that this company described as an experiment in “conversational understanding.” The more people chat with Tay, the smarter it gets, learning to engage people through “casual and playful conversation.” Unfortunately, the conversations didn …

Teaching with Digital Humanities: Tools and Methods for Nineteenth-Century American Literature
J Travis, J DeSpain – 2018 – books.google.com
… Hopwood designed a TEI assignment in which students tagged themes, characters, and other textual elements to, as she puts it, “tease apart the layers of the text and arrive at interpretive distinctions.” In learning to code poetry Twitterbots, students in Cordell’s class discovered …

The spread of low-credibility content by social bots
C Shao, GL Ciampaglia, O Varol, KC Yang… – Nature …, 2018 – nature.com
Article.

Archives, Libraries, Collections, and Databases: A First Look at Digital Literary Studies in Mexico
É Ortega – Hispanic Review, 2018 – muse.jhu.edu
… 3). In addition to offering a look at social movements like los Indignados, Black Lives Matter, and the Arab Spring, in literary studies an archive like Twitter’s will indeed safeguard literary specimens like Twitter bots, micronarratives, and netprovs, as well as the literary debates …

The Bot Proxy: Designing Automated Self Expression
S Woolley, S Shorey, P Howard – A Networked Self and Platforms …, 2018 – taylorfrancis.com
… In this chapter we focus mostly on builders who make Twitter bots, but this research has implications for other social platforms where bots are being used: Facebook, Reddit, Instagram, Snapchat, Kik, Periscope, Firechat, Wechat, Telegram, Slack, Weibo, and many others …

The #ArtOfTwitter: A Twitter Guide with 114 Powerful Tips for Artists, Authors, Musicians, Writers, and Other Creative Professionals
D Parsons – 2018 – books.google.com
… On Twitter you can attach images and videos to a tweet by clicking the buttons in the bottom left-hand corner of the tweet box. BOT On Twitter, bots (short for “robots”) are software programs used to automate the mass-creation of fake accounts …

An Oz Voice In The Asia–Pacific
G Dobell – Hard news and free media as the sharp edge of …, 2018 – researchgate.net
Twitter bots may have altered the outcome of two of the world’s most consequential recent elections: automated tweeting played a small but potentially decisive role in the 2016 Brexit vote and Donald Trump’s presidential victory (Smialek 2018) …

Post-Truth: Marcuse and New Forms of Social Control
L Portmess – America’s Post-Truth Phenomenon: When Feelings …, 2018 – books.google.com
… Troll farms, targeted Facebook and Google ads, web brigades, Twitter bots, and other fake news production have proved able to disrupt elections, deliver votes on national referendums, accentuate social divisions, fuel racial ani- mosity, and communicate fake news in coded …

Addressing Health-Related Misinformation on Social Media
WYS Chou, A Oh, WMP Klein – Jama, 2018 – jamanetwork.com
… myths/. Accessed September 13, 2018. 3. Broniatowski DA, Jamison AM, Qi S, et al. Weaponized health communication: Twitter bots and Russian trolls amplify the vaccine debate. Am J Public Health. 2018;108(10):1378-1384 …

Research Challenges of Digital Misinformation: Toward a Trustworthy Web.
GL Ciampaglia, A Mantzarlis, G Maus… – AI …, 2018 – search.ebscohost.com
… Mustafaraj and Metaxas 2010). A group of Twitter bots used hashtags targeted towards specific communities in a coordi- nated campaign to spread negative information about the candidate. Mustafaraj compared this attack …

Fake News or Disinformation 2.0? Some Insights into Romanians’ Digital Behaviour
A Bârg?oanu, L Radu – Romanian Journal of European Affairs, 2018 – search.proquest.com
… In a similar vein, Bastos and Mercea (2017) collected approximately 10M tweets associated with the referendum and uncovered a network of Twitterbots comprising 13,493 accounts that tweeted the United Kingdom European Union membership referendum (eg, #voteleave …

Media/Society: Technology, Industries, Content, and Users
D Croteau, W Hoynes – 2018 – books.google.com
… Digital Dilemmas: Online Media Influence 328 Social Media Logic and Algorithmic Power 328 The Crisis in Journalism 331 Information Distortions: Misinformation and Echo Chambers 332 Computational Propaganda: Trolls and Twitter bots 334 Hate and Censorship 336 …

MIS2: Misinformation and Misbehavior Mining on the Web
S Kumar, M Jiang, T Jung, RJ Luo… – Proceedings of the …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… [35] VS Subrahmanian, Amos Azaria, Skylar Durst, Vadim Kagan, Aram Galstyan, Kristina Lerman, Linhong Zhu, Emilio Ferrara, Alessandro Flammini, and Filippo Menczer. 2016. The DARPA Twitter bot challenge. IEEE Computer 49, 6 (2016), 38–46 …

Political Communication
R Beger – Present-Day Corporate Communication, 2018 – Springer
… industry activities. A MODEL CASE FOR POLITICAL COMMUNICATION: During Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, Twitter bots accounted for nearly a quarter of all postings that included hashtags related to the election. Pro …

Outside the margins and beyond the page: complex digital literature, the new horizon for acquisition, conservation, curation and research
C Hobbs, S Viinalass-Smith – Comma, 2018 – online.liverpooluniversitypress.co.uk
… a wide range of platforms from physical interfaces and iPhone apps to Twitter bots and Twine games to concrete Flash poetry and alternate reality games to newly performed netprov and classic hypertext fiction … not only to preserve a diverse set of media artifacts but to …

Protesting Corruption on Twitter: Is It a Bot or Is It a Person?
CADL Salge, E Karahanna – Academy of Management …, 2018 – journals.aom.org
… Personal communication, Bot discovery, 2 exchanges, E-mail … 8). Specifically, Sepúlveda claims he built “an army of 30,000 Twitter bots” to create trends favoring Peña Nieto as a way to throw the preferences of voters (Robertson et al., 2016: para …

Security and Privacy in Communication Networks: 14th International Conference, SecureComm 2018, Singapore, Singapore, August 8-10, 2018, Proceedings
R Beyah, B Chang, Y Li, S Zhu – 2018 – books.google.com
Page 1. Raheem Beyah Bing Chang Yingjiu Li Sencun Zhu (Eds.) Security and Privacy in Communication Networks 14th International Conference, SecureComm 2018 Singapore, Singapore, August 8–10, 2018 Proceedings, Part II Part 2 255 123 Page 2 …

Security and Privacy in Communication Networks
R Beyah, B Chang, Y Li, S Zhu – Springer
Page 1. 123 Raheem Beyah Bing Chang Yingjiu Li Sencun Zhu (Eds.) Security and Privacy in Communication Networks 14th International Conference, SecureComm 2018 Singapore, Singapore, August 8–10, 2018 Proceedings, Part II 255 Part 2 Page 2 …

Detecting Influence Campaigns in Social Networks Using the Ising Model
NG Mesnards, T Zaman – arXiv preprint arXiv:1805.10244, 2018 – arxiv.org
Page 1. Detecting Influence Campaigns in Social Networks Using the Ising Model Nicolas Guenon des Mesnards Operations Research Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, ngdm@mit.edu …

Using Twitter to Better Understand the Spatiotemporal Patterns of Public Sentiment: A Case Study in Massachusetts, USA
X Cao, P MacNaughton, Z Deng, J Yin… – International journal of …, 2018 – mdpi.com
Twitter provides a rich database of spatiotemporal information about users who broadcast their real-time opinions, sentiment, and activities. In this paper, we sought to investigate the holistic influence of land use and time period on public sentiment. A total of 880937 tweets posted …

Social Bots for Online Public Health Interventions
A Deb, A Majmundar, S Seo, A Matsui… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2018 – arxiv.org
… We designed a Twitter bot named Notobot (short for No-Tobacco Bot) that leverages machine learning to identify users posting pro-tobacco tweets and select individualized interventions to address their interest in tobacco use …

The role of social media and computational propaganda in political campaign communication
OD Apuke – Language & Communication, 2018 – fbmk.upm.edu.my
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LikeWar: The Weaponization of Social Media
PW Singer, ET Brooking – 2018 – books.google.com
… Far from keeping their operation a secret, though, these fighters made sure everyone knew about it. There was a choreographed social media campaign to promote it, organized by die-hard fans and amplified by an army of Twitter bots …

Beyond consensus and polarisation: complex social phenomena in social networks
BDO Anderson, M Ye – ccc2018.cug.edu.cn
… This may be of particu- lar interest in studying how misinformation spreads through high profile media figures, or hostile bot accounts on social media (such as the Twitter bots of a foreign country com- menting on political matters) …

Afterword: Clinton, Trump, and Artificial Intelligence
E Thorsen – Managing Democracy in the Digital Age, 2018 – Springer
… association’ (Licklider 1960, p. 5). Artificial intelligence would eventually prevail, he acknowledged, by humans ‘conceding dominance in the distant future of cerebration to machines alone’ (Licklider 1960, p. 5). Perhaps, as even the simple example of Twitter bots indicate, we …

The Sound of Silence: Exploring How Decreases in Tweets Contribute to Local Crisis Identification
R Samuels, J Taylor, N Mohammadi – Proceedings of the …, 2018 – idl.iscram.org
… We then manually filtered out Tweets made by Twitter bots, which are accounts that Tweet pre-programmed messages at automated times throughout the day, through manual inspection of suspicious Tweets and Twitter Users …

Social Media Bots And Automation: Comparing And Contrasting Two Social Media Platforms’ Susceptibility To Bot Abuse
T Schell, A Spero, B Wolf, C Ford… – Issues in Information …, 2018 – search.ebscohost.com
… Chavoshi, N., Hamooni, H., & Mueen, A. (2016). DeBot: Twitter bot Detection via Warped Correlation. ICDM, 817-822 … Evidence of complex contagion of information in social media: An experiment using Twitter bots. PloS one, 12(9). DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0184148 …

Beyond energy feedback
T Hargreaves – Building Research & Information, 2018 – Taylor & Francis
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Classroom Activity for Critical Analysis of News Propagation Online
C Pollalis, C Grevet, L Westendorf, S Finn… – Extended Abstracts of …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… the story propagated. (L4) Identify indicators and characteristics that impact reliability including polarization, echo chamber, timing, and Twitter bots. Design Process We designed the activity using an iterative process. The two …

Policy Implications of People Analytics and the Automated Workplace
BS Sharp – The Political Economy of Robots, 2018 – Springer
… Remember that back in 2015, Google algorithms inadvertently identified African Americans in its Photos app as gorillas, and later, Microsoft’s Twitterbot emulated human conversation by imitating racist tweets it found in social media (McWhorter 2016, p. 23) …

Deep Data: Analyzing Power and Influence in Social Media Networks
F Martin, J Hutchinson – Second International Handbook of Internet …, 2018 – Springer
… were bot driven (Stroppa et al. 2016). Some Twitter bots post status updates with useful insights or wit, social commentary, whose amplification alone is worth a study. @LatourBot, for example, generates random excerpts of …

Niklas Luhmann and Posthuman Modernity
A Lovasz – ceeol.com
… 17 Scott, Hunter (2016) „I built a Twitter bot that entered – and won – 1,000 online contests for me”, link: https://qz.com/476914/i-built-a-twitter-bot-that-entered-and- won-1000- online-contests-for-me/, last accessed: 2018.01.04 …

Social media presence of scholarly journals
H Zheng, HH Aung, M Erdt, TQ Peng… – Journal of the …, 2018 – Wiley Online Library
… the increased use of social media by schol- arly journals, the TIF might well become a promising new metric, albeit with the uncertain quality of tweets and retweets as a measure of impact, especially considering the implications of automated Twitter “bot” accounts (Haustein et al …

Detection of Fake Profile in Online Social Networks Using Machine Learning
N Singh, T Sharma, A Thakral… – … on Advances in …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… and Security, pp. 91–101. [2] B. Hudson, BR Voter, “Profile characteristics of fake twitter accounts”, Big Data & Society, 2016. [3] S. Durst, L. Zhu, “The darpa Twitter bot challenge,” arXiv, 2016. 2018 International Conference on …

Towards A Holistic Software Systems Engineering Approach for Dependable Autonomous Systems
A Aniculaesei, J Grieser, A Rausch, K Rehfeldt… – 2018 – researchgate.net
… For example, in 2016, the Twitter bot TayAndYou was launched by Microsoft as an experiment to communicate with people aged 18-24 [9]. It was supposed to learn from the conver- sations with the Twitter users and adapt accordingly, but the bot only learned to curse and scold …

SpaceBot: Towards Participatory Evaluation of Smart Buildings
S Mitchell Finnigan, AK Clear, P Olivier – … of the 2018 CHI Conference on …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… These affordances have made the platform an engaging feedback mechanism for organisations in the management of their built estate (eg Figure 3). Twitter ‘bots’ (autonomously tweeting robotic agents) can be easily developed and deployed, reaching a wide audience …

The law and ethics of big data analytics: A new role for international human rights in the search for global standards
D Nersessian – Business Horizons, 2018 – Elsevier
… Rts.) Kosoff, 2016a Kosoff, M. (2016a, March 30). Microsoft’s racist millennial Twitter bot strikes again. Vanity Fair. Available at https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2016/03/microsofts-racist- millennial-twitter-bot-went-haywire-again Kosoff, 2016b Kosoff, M. (2016b, March 24) …

Correlations and Potential Cross-Linguistic Indicators of Writing Style
P Juola, GK Mikros, S Vinsick – Journal of Quantitative Linguistics, 2018 – Taylor & Francis
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Exploring Lexical-Semantic Knowledge in the Generation of Novel Riddles in Portuguese
HG Oliveira, R Rodrigues – Introduction to the Proceedings of the 3rd …, 2018 – aclweb.org
Page 1. Proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on Computational Creativity and Natural Language Generation, pages 17–25, Tilburg, November 2018. c 2018 Association for Computational Linguistics Exploring Lexical-Semantic …

Using Other Minds: Transparency as a Fundamental Design Consideration for Artificial Intelligent Systems
RH Wortham – 2018 – researchgate.net
Page 1. Using Other Minds: Transparency as a Fundamental Design Consideration for Artificial Intelligent Systems submitted by Robert H. Wortham for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy of the University of Bath Department of Computer Science May 2018 COPYRIGHT …

Geosocial capta in geographical research–a critical analysis
M Rzeszewski – Cartography and Geographic Information Science, 2018 – Taylor & Francis
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Electronic literature in Ireland
J O’Sullivan – 2018 – cora.ucc.ie
… Furthermore, Irish e-lit has also, on occasion, penetrated the broader international community, the third instalment of the ELO’s Electronic Literature Collection including a Twitter bot, poem.exe, by Dublin- based software engineer, Liam Cooke (2016) …

AI and Fake News
AK Cybenko, G Cybenko – IEEE Intelligent Systems, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… “The rise of social bots.” Communications of the ACM, vol. 59, pp. 96-104, 2016. [14] VS Subrahmanian, A. Azaria, S. Durst, V. Kagan, A. Galstyan, K. Lerman, L. Zhu, E. Ferrara, A. Flammini, F. Menczer, “The DARPA Twitter bot challenge”. IEEE Computer, vol. 49, pp …

Retweet us, we will retweet you: Spotting collusive retweeters involved in blackmarket services
HS Dutta, A Chetan, B Joshi… – 2018 IEEE/ACM …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… Here we describe the information we provided to the annotators about three types of customers: 1) Bots: A Twitter bot is a software which controls a Twit- ter account using the Twitter API [4]. Bots on Twitter perform both helpful and harmful activities working in a coordinated …

Analyzing the Digital Traces of Political Manipulation: The 2016 Russian Interference Twitter Campaign
A Badawy, E Ferrara, K Lerman – arXiv preprint arXiv:1802.04291, 2018 – arxiv.org
Page 1. Analyzing the Digital Traces of Political Manipulation: The 2016 Russian Interference Twitter Campaign Adam Badawy USC Dept. of Political Science & USC Information Sciences Institute abadawy@usc.edu Emilio Ferrara …

Productive Uncertainty and Postpedagogical Practice in First-Year Writing
M McIntyre – Prompt: A Journal of Academic Writing …, 2018 – thepromptjournal.com
… use their skills to enact positive change in the world.” Other students have made Prezis (to define cryptocurrency and ambiguity) and wanted posters (to define Anonymous), podcasts (to define encryption and catfishing) and graphic novels (to define lulz), Twitter bots (to define …

Twitter: More than 140 Characters
SR Barnard – Citizens at the Gates, 2018 – Springer
Twitter bots have even been used to add context to the informational diets of the President and White House staffers (Bump 2017; Peiser 2017) … Retrieved November 13, 2017, from https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/15/business/media/trump-twitter-bots.html …

Modern Day Propaganda: Characteristics of Fake News and Psychological Effects on the Public
G Smith – 2018 – search.proquest.com
… The surveyed banks’ preferred top three social media platforms were Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter, followed by YouTube and Instagram … awareness (American Bankers Association, 2017). Bots diffused targeted advertising messages that indirectly influenced how consumers …

Datastructuring—Organizing and curating digital traces into action
M Flyverbom, J Murray – Big Data & Society, 2018 – journals.sagepub.com
Digital transformations and processes of “datafication” fundamentally reshape how information is produced, circulated and given meaning. In this article, we pro…

Autonomy and Artificial Intelligence: The Future Ingredient of Area Denial
D Dash – 2018 – claws.in
… The perfect case was of Tay aI Twitter bot by Microsoft Corporation, which was closed down because of its failure to identify the context while responding to queries on its Twitter page, as a result, it ended up repeating others’ comments as answers to the queries thrown at it14 …

Federal Emerging Technology Summit
C Area, M Learning, B Madurai, M Lead, C Howell… – atarc.org
Page 1. FEDERAL EMERGING TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT APRIL 17, 2018 | MARRIOTT METRO CENTER | WASHINGTON, DC On behalf of the Advanced Technology Academic Research Center, I am proud to announce the …

Utilizing Twitter data for analysis of chemotherapy
L Zhang, M Hall, D Bastola – International journal of medical informatics, 2018 – Elsevier
… Analysis in Twitter bio and characteristics of accounts was also helpful in avoiding Twitter bot accounts. Table 2. Characteristics of individual accounts and organization accounts. Variables, Individuals, Organizations. Friends, Average, 1670, 2136. Median, 686, 847. Minimum, 3 …

Reception and willingness to share pseudo?profound bullshit and their relation to other epistemically suspect beliefs and cognitive ability in Slovakia and Romania
V ?avojová, EC Secar?, M Jurkovi?… – Applied Cognitive … – Wiley Online Library
… was evident during the 2016 US presidential campaign – not only did the independent fact checker PolitiFact judge 70 percent of all Donald Trump’s statements to be false or misleading, but the impression of his popularity may have been boosted by Twitter bots spreading the …

Towards Measuring Content Coordination in Microblogs
D Roussinov – European Conference on Information Retrieval, 2018 – Springer
… media campaigns. In.: Tenth International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (2016)Google Scholar. 5. Global Voices: Social Network Analysis Reveals Full Scale of Kremlin’s Twitter bot Campaign. Global Voices, 02 …

Political Advertising on the Wikipedia Marketplace of Information
S Göbel, S Munzert – Social Science Computer Review, 2018 – journals.sagepub.com
We point to a popular yet underresearched platform of political information, the online encyclopedia Wikipedia. Considering the supply side of the marketplace, …

For Whom the Bell Trolls: Troll Behaviour in the Twitter Brexit Debate
C Llewellyn, L Cram, A Favero, RL Hill – arXiv preprint arXiv:1801.08754, 2018 – arxiv.org
… to create automatically generated text. ‘Influence bots’ were described in the DARPA Twitter bot Challenge as bots de- signed to influence discussion on social media sites (Subrah- manian et al. 2016). Much of this content has …

Imaging
R Coleman – Routledge Handbook of Interdisciplinary Research …, 2018 – taylorfrancis.com
… 8615473&RS=PN/8615473 Wilkie, A., Michael, M. and Plummer-Fernandez, M. (2014). Speculative method and Twitter: bots, energy and three conceptual characters. The Sociological Review, online first, 14.08.2014: 1–23.

Russian Exploitation
N Kane – thesimonscenter.org
… Eastern Europe. (Santa Monica: RAND Corporation, 2018), 12. 9 BBC News, “Twitter bot Purge Prompts Backlash,” BBC News, 21 February, 2018, accessed 24 April, 2018. http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-43144717. 10 …

Chronicling the Risk and Risk Communication by Governmental Officials During the Zika Threat
MP Allen – Risk Analysis, 2018 – Wiley Online Library
… multi?institutional research team led by David Broniatowski from the Department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Science, The George Washington University (Broniatowski et al., 2018) studied Twitter bots and Russian …

Reasonable Disagreement
CZ Elgin – Voicing Dissent, 2018 – taylorfrancis.com
… found that subjects who were sanctioned by high- follower white males significantly reduced the use of racist slurs, leading to the following title of a recent article in The Atlantic: “Why Online Allies Matter in Fighting Harassment: A clever experiment with Twitter bots shows that …

Playable Experiences at AIIDE 2018
B Samuel, A Reed, E Short, S Heck, B Robison… – … Artificial Intelligence and …, 2018 – aaai.org
… Bottery is based on lessons from my previous language- engine-and-IDE library, Tracery [Compton et al., 2015]. Tracery runs at least 11,000 active Twitterbots, and created a Cambrian explosion of new bot forms and unexpected bot poetics [Compton, 2017] …

Social media, sentiment and public opinions: Evidence from #Brexit and #USElection
Y Gorodnichenko, T Pham, O Talavera – 2018 – nber.org
… Overall, our results suggest that the aggressive use of Twitter bots, coupled with the fragmentation of social media and the role of sentiment, could contribute to the vote outcomes … 8 Fourth, Twitter bots may be created and used for particular events. Hence, the next criterion …

A temporal geography of encounters
VM Netto, JV Meirelles, M Pinheiro, H Lorea – 2018 – infoscience.epfl.ch
… Firstly, we attempted to differentiate human users from automated users (Twitter bots) as the latter post a much larger number of tweets than the former. Users with a high number of tweets from a same position were assessed on a case-by-case basis …

Real-time Detection of Content Polluters in Partially Observable Twitter Networks
M Nasim, A Nguyen, N Lothian, R Cope… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2018 – arxiv.org
… Unlike previous bot-detection studies, our dataset was devoid of network information and de- tailed tweeting history. We showed the efficacy of a start-of-the-art Twitter-bot detection technique using complete profile and network information on our dataset …

A computational framework for behaviour adaptation: the case for agents and business processes
Y Gou – 2018 – ro.uow.edu.au
… Another example of a failure of pre-programmed behaviour in unanticipated scenarios and adversarial environments is when Microsoft unveiled its Twitter bot, Tay, as an experiment in conversational understanding in 2016. Tay was programmed to …

Identifying Spammers in Twitter Using Minimized Feature Set
TM Lakshmi, RJ Sahana, VP Venkatesan – 2018 – irjet.net
… [3] T. Wu, S. Wen, Y. Xiang, and W. Zhou, “Twitter spam detection : Survey of new,” Comput. Secur., 2017. [4] VS Subrahmanian et al., “The DARPA Twitter bot Challenge,” 2016. Page 7. International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology (IRJET) e-ISSN: 2395-0056 …

Speeding up dynamic time warping distance for sparse time series data
A Mueen, N Chavoshi, N Abu-El-Rub… – … and Information Systems, 2018 – Springer
… x axis is in ms, y axis shows number of tweets. 6.2 Temporal patterns in Bot activities. Twitter bots are very active agents … Discord is defined as the subsequence whose nearest neighbor is the furthest among other nearest neighbors. A good segment of Twitter bots are periodic …

The Big Data Imperative
CSP Hamilton, ULCMP Kreuzer – Air & Space Power Journal, 2018 – airuniversity.af.edu
Page 1. 4 | Air & Space Power Journal The Big Data Imperative Air Force Intelligence for the Information Age Col Shane P. Hamilton, USAF Lt Col Michael P. Kreuzer, USAF, PhD* Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed …

Ten Simple Rules for Using a Raspberry Pi
AC Fletcher, C Mura – arXiv preprint arXiv:1810.00027, 2018 – arxiv.org
… supermarket based on what he throws away. Page 6. 6/10 Rule 7: Engage with online communities (they can be helpful and virtuous places, just beyond the trolls, fake news and Twitter bots) One of the great things about the …

Evaluating Sampling Methods for Content Analysis of Twitter Data
H Kim, SM Jang, SH Kim, A Wan – Social Media+ Society, 2018 – journals.sagepub.com
Despite the existing evaluation of the sampling options for periodical media content, only a few empirical studies have examined whether probability sampling me…

Impact of disruptive technologies on sourcing and outsourcing transactions
K Burden – Computer Law & Security Review, 2018 – Elsevier
… take its learnings. Take for example the much publicized example of the Microsoft Twitter bot; in 2016, Microsoft revealed “Tay”, a basic form of AI intended to converse with (and learn from) users of Twitter. No doubt Microsoft …

Co-PoeTryMe: Interactive Poetry Generation
HG Oliveira, T Mendes, A Boavida, A Nakamura… – Cognitive Systems …, 2018 – Elsevier
… Yet, the TryMe interface enabled the identification of most limitations discussed in the following section, together with the Poeta Artificial 6 Twitter bot (Gonçalo Oliveira, 2017), which continuously generates Portuguese poems inspired by current trends …

Digital Storytelling and the Dispute over Representation in the Ayotzinapa Case
ME Meneses… – Latin American …, 2018 – journals.sagepub.com
Comparison of the narratives of civil society and the federal government on YouTube and Twitter in the case of the disappearance of 43 students in Ayotzinapa, M…

Learning to Rank Social Bots
D Perna, A Tagarelli – Proceedings of the 29th on Hypertext and Social …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
Page 1. Learning to Rank Social Bots Diego Perna DIMES, University of Calabria Rende (CS), Italy d.perna@dimes.unical.it Andrea Tagarelli DIMES, University of Calabria Rende (CS), Italy andrea.tagarelli@unical.it ABSTRACT …

Early Identification of Pathogenic Social Media Accounts
H Alvari, E Shaabani… – 2018 IEEE International …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… V. RELATED WORK Social Spam/Bot Detection. Recently, DARPA organized a Twitter bot challenge to detect “influence bots” [25]. The work of [26], used similarity to cluster accounts and uncover groups of malicious users …

Influencers in Polarized Political Networks on Twitter
FB Soares, R Recuero, G Zago – … of the 9th International Conference on …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
Page 1. Influencers in Polarized Political Networks on Twitter Felipe Bonow Soares Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul Faculdade de Biblioteconomia e Comunicação R. Ramiro Barcelos, 2705 Prédio 22201 Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil felipebsoares@hotmail.com …

Tweeting on the Campaign Trail: The When, How, and What of Donald Trump’s Tweets
L Perry, P Joyce – The Role of Twitter in the 2016 US Election, 2018 – Springer
… Social Science Computer Review 26 (3): 288.CrossRefGoogle Scholar. Guilbeault, Douglas, and Samuel Woolley. 2016. How Twitter bots Are Shaping the Election. The Atlantic. https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2016/11/election-bots/506072 …

Feed: State Transparency Amidst Informational Surplus
M Fenster – Available at SSRN 3271368, 2018 – papers.ssrn.com
… all Twitter users, and all Twitter users must be able to use their own feeds to talk back. 3. A Twitter bot called the “Real Press Sec.” (@RealPressSecBot) scans the @realDonaldTrump account and formats his tweets into “documents” that resemble official …

Libel by Algorithm? Automated Journalism and the Threat of Legal Liability
SC Lewis, AK Sanders… – Journalism & Mass …, 2018 – journals.sagepub.com
The rise of automated journalism—the algorithmically driven conversion of structured data into news stories—presents a range of potentialities and pitfalls for …

Characterizing the 2016 Russian IRA Influence Campaign
A Badawy, A Addawood, K Lerman… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2018 – arxiv.org
Page 1. Social Network Analysis and Mining manuscript No. (will be inserted by the editor) Characterizing the 2016 Russian IRA Influence Campaign Adam Badawy · Aseel Addawood · Kristina Lerman · Emilio Ferrara Received: date / Accepted: date …

Credibility of Social Media
A Wierzbicki – Web Content Credibility, 2018 – Springer
… webpage). After receiving the results of the credibility analysis, the Twitter bot can reply to the user using a “Direct Message.” Another possibility is to use a browser plug-in, similarly to the browser plug-ins for evaluating webpages …

Understanding Home Energy Saving Recommendations
M Law, M Thirani, S Rollins, A Joshi… – … Conference on Persuasive …, 2018 – Springer
… recommendation. The recommendation to put a computer to sleep when not in use had the lowest acceptance rate—one user indicated he runs a twitterbot on his computer and therefore cannot put it into a sleep state. Note …

Scholarly Twitter metrics
S Haustein – arXiv preprint arXiv:1806.02201, 2018 – arxiv.org
Page 1. Handbook of Quantitative Science and Technology Research 1 Glänzel, Moed, Schmoch, & Thelwall (Eds.) 1 Scholarly Twitter metrics Stefanie Haustein stefanie.haustein@uottawa.ca 1 School for Information Studies …

The disinformation order: Disruptive communication and the decline of democratic institutions
WL Bennett, S Livingston – European Journal of …, 2018 – journals.sagepub.com
Many democratic nations are experiencing increased levels of false information circulating through social media and political websites that mimic journalism for…

Engineering Pro-Sociality with Autonomous Agents
A Paiva, FP Santos, FC Santos – 2018 – tecnico.ulisboa.pt
… Moreover, evidence shows that pro-social computing will be confronted with similar tools that aim at supporting the interests of just a few, instead of benefiting the society as a whole (think about Twitter bots spreading misinforma- tion) …

Feature Engineering for Social Bot Detection
O Varol, CA Davis, F Menczer… – Feature Engineering for …, 2018 – books.google.com
… In Proc. Intl. Conf. on Computational Linguistics (COLING), pages 69–78, 2014. Juan Echeverría and Shi Zhou. The “Star Wars” botnet with> 350k Twitter bots. Preprint 1701.02405, arXiv, 2017. Emilio Ferrara. Manipulation and abuse on social media …

Are the Poor Digitally Left Behind? Indications of Urban Divides Based on Remote Sensing and Twitter Data
H Taubenböck, J Staab, X Zhu, C Geiß, S Dech… – … International Journal of …, 2018 – mdpi.com
… In turn, we excluded tweets from the most frequent coordinate pair for each city. Third, a first visualization of the spatial distribution of geolocated tweets reveals some extensive hotspots, possibly induced by twitterbots and/or extraordinary users (mainly advertisers) …

Social Media, Political Polarization, and Political Disinformation: A Review of the Scientific Literature
J Tucker, A Guess, P Barberá, C Vaccari, A Siegel… – 2018 – papers.ssrn.com
Page 1. Electronic copy available at: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3144139 1 Authored by: Joshua A. Tucker, Andrew Guess, Pablo Barberá, Cristian Vaccari, Alexandra Siegel, Sergey Sanovich, Denis Stukal, and Brendan Nyhan Social Media, Political Polarization …

Technology-Enabled Disinformation: Summary, Lessons, and Recommendations
J Akers, G Bansal, G Cadamuro, C Chen… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2018 – arxiv.org
Page 1. Technical Report UW-CSE-2018-12-02 Technology-Enabled Disinformation: Summary, Lessons, and Recommendations December 2018 John Akers Gagan Bansal Gabriel Cadamuro Christine Chen Quanze Chen …

Bot-hunter: A Tiered Approach to Detecting & Characterizing Automated Activity on Twitter
DM Beskow, KM Carley – casos.cs.cmu.edu
Page 1. Bot-hunter: A Tiered Approach to Detecting & Characterizing Automated Activity on Twitter … 13. Philip N Howard and Bence Kollanyi. Bots, #strongerin, and #brexit: Computa- tional propaganda during the uk-eu referendum. Browser Download This Paper, 2016. 14 …

What the fake? Assessing the extent of networked political spamming and bots in the propagation of #fakenews on Twitter
A Al-Rawi, J Groshek, L Zhang – Online Information Review, 2018 – emeraldinsight.com
… Bot detection tools were employed, and the most retweeted posts, most mentions and most hashtags as well as the top 50 most … Main presstitutes […].” In response to the popularity of this particular automated post, ProPublica tweeted: “People also buy Twitter bots to harass …

Troll Factories: Russia’s Web Brigades
A Karpan – 2018 – books.google.com
… This strategy helped to validate their videos on YouTube, pro-Putin blog notes, social media comments, and other propaganda content. Emails also show strategies in play behind Twitter-bots (they would automatically answer to tweets on certain topics), and bots ? 14 Page …

24 Communication Technology and Perception
DJ Gunkel – Communication and Media Ethics, 2018 – books.google.com
… by Arthur Samuel as early as 1956–it has recently gained traction and attention with highly publicized events involving Google DeepMind’s AlphaGo, which famously beat one of the most celebrated players of the notoriously difficult board game Go, and Microsoft’s Twitterbot Tay …

Social media, political polarization, and political disinformation: a review of the scientific literature
P Barberá, JA Tucker, A Guess, C Vaccari, A Siegel… – 2018 – eprints.lse.ac.uk
Page 1. 1 Authored by: Joshua A. Tucker, Andrew Guess, Pablo Barberá, Cristian Vaccari, Alexandra Siegel, Sergey Sanovich, Denis Stukal, and Brendan Nyhan Social Media, Political Polarization, and Political Disinformation: A Review of the Scientific Literature March 2018 …

AI and Bot Basics
M Biswas – Beginning AI Bot Frameworks, 2018 – Springer
… This process is known as scraping. Search engines like Google use spiders to increase the speed of their searches. Twitter bots. There are bots present on Twitter that analyze tweets. They work on finding specific topics, intending to do retweets based on those topics. Botnets …

Loglinear model selection and human mobility
A Dobra, R Mohammadi – The Annals of Applied Statistics, 2018 – projecteuclid.org
… To assure privacy protection, each Twitter user is identi- fied by a randomly generated key which replaces their Twitter identifier. Additional filtering steps were performed to eliminate any nonhuman activity (eg, Twitter bots) or any geotweets with coding errors …

Social media interventions for precision public health: promises and risks
AG Dunn, KD Mandl, E Coiera – npj Digital Medicine, 2018 – nature.com
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Measuring the impact of pharmacoepidemiologic research using altmetrics: A case study of a CNODES drug?safety article
JM Gamble, RL Traynor, A Gruzd, P Mai… – … and drug safety, 2018 – Wiley Online Library
… measuring “the quantity of attention received,” some altmetrics data aggregators integrate the “quality of attention” (eg, a news story counts for more than a Facebook post, and attention from a researcher counts for more than attention from an automated Twitter bot).32 However …

How to make sense: Sensory modification in grinder subculture
M Doerksen – 2018 – spectrum.library.concordia.ca
Page 1. How to Make Sense: Sensory Modification in Grinder Subculture Mark Doerksen A Thesis In the Department of Sociology and Anthropology Presented in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements For the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Social and Cultural Analysis) at …

Extraction of pluvial flood relevant volunteered geographic information (VGI) by deep learning from user generated texts and photos
Y Feng, M Sester – ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 2018 – mdpi.com
In recent years, pluvial floods caused by extreme rainfall events have occurred frequently. Especially in urban areas, they lead to serious damages and endanger the citizens’ safety. Therefore, real-time information about such events is desirable. With the increasing popularity …

Is this the Era of Misinformation yet? Combining Social Bots and Fake News to Deceive the Masses
P Wang, R Angarita, I Renna – The 2018 Web Conference …, 2018 – hal.archives-ouvertes.fr
… In [5], we have seen that Twitter bots represented 14% of active users while generating approximately a fifth of all tweets during the 2016 US Presidential election. Considering the impacts social bots had in this event, these figures are already not negligible …

Academic information on Twitter: A user survey
E Mohammadi, M Thelwall, M Kwasny, KL Holmes – PloS one, 2018 – journals.plos.org
… Why are scholarly tweets liked, saved, or retweeted? Methodology. Although many previous studies have analyzed published tweets, not all tweets originate from a person. Twitter bots create automatic tweets that are difficult to distinguish from human-authored posts [44] …

Weaponizing the haters: The Last Jedi and the strategic politicization of pop culture through social media manipulation
M Bay – First Monday, 2018 – firstmonday.org
… politically-motivated agenda driving their negativity. The analysis was also performed to identify any outside influence from foreign actors and how many Twitter bots participated in the discussion. For the account analysis, I divided …

Investigating How Experienced UX Designers Effectively Work with Machine Learning
Q Yang, A Scuito, J Zimmerman, J Forlizzi… – Proceedings of the …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… The design exemplars provided specific interaction possibilities and a glimpse of a possible felt experience. In our interviews, participants frequently referenced widely-known exemplars including Clippy, autocorrect, email spam filtering, and Tay the Twitter bot …

Algorithms and Posthuman Governance
J Hughes – Journal of Posthuman Studies, 2018 – JSTOR
… For instance, in their analysis of Russia’s use of computationally deployed fake news and Twitterbots in the 2016 US election, Woolley and Guilbeault (2017) suggest that big data hypernudging is already undermining democratic institutions …

Predicting elections from social media: a three-country, three-method comparative study
K Jaidka, S Ahmed, M Skoric… – Asian Journal of …, 2018 – Taylor & Francis
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Procedural content generation via machine learning (pcgml)
A Summerville, S Snodgrass, M Guzdial… – IEEE Transactions …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… A rare example of game content generation that is not a level generator is Magic: The Gathering [43] card generation. The first to use a machine learning approach for this is Morgan Milewicz with @RoboRosewater [44] a Twitter bot that uses LSTMs to generate cards …

Defining and Predicting the Localness of Volunteered Geographic Information using Ground Truth Data
A Kariryaa, I Johnson, J Schöning, B Hecht – Proceedings of the 2018 …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… and Kang in their TSATracker work [37]. At a high level, this approach involves creating a Twitter bot that pings users with a request to tweet at the bot with a desired piece of information. However, this approach was not feasible …

The produsing expert consumer: Co-constructing, resisting and accepting health-related claims on social media in response to an infotainment show about food
J Declercq, S Tulkens, S Van Leuven – Health, 2018 – journals.sagepub.com
This article examines the Twitter and Facebook uptake of health messages from an infotainment TV show on food, as broadcasted on Belgium’s Dutch-language public…

Digital Marketing In The Disinformation Age
D Guilbeault – Journal of International Affairs, 2018 – JSTOR
… 6106 (2012), 472–473. 26 Douglas Guilbeault and Samuel C. Woolley, “How Twitter bots are Shaping the Election,” The Atlantic, 1 November 2016, http://www.theatlantic. com/technology/archive/2016/11/election- bots/506072 …

Cryptocurrencies
Z Kakushadze, JA Serur – 151 Trading Strategies, 2018 – Springer
… This, among other things, includes removing duplicate tweets likely generated by ubiquitous Twitter bots, removing the so-called stop-words (eg, “the”, “is”, “in”,“which”, etc.), which do not add value, from the tweets, and performing the so-called stemming, ie, reducing words to …

Safebot: A Safe Collaborative Chatbot
M Chkroun, A Azaria – Workshops at the Thirty-Second AAAI Conference …, 2018 – aaai.org
… Transactions on edutain- ment I 150–161. Subrahmanian, V.; Azaria, A.; Durst, S.; Kagan, V.; Gal- styan, A.; Lerman, K.; Zhu, L.; Ferrara, E.; Flammini, A.; and Menczer, F. 2016. The darpa Twitter bot challenge. Computer 49(6):38–46. Wallace, R. 2003. The elements of aiml style …

Necessary Influence: Military Messaging to Counter the Virtual Caliphate
LCJS Mushtare, F Jones – publications.armywarcollege.edu
… Mozilla, or Internet Explorer.”43 Furthermore, ISIS has demonstrated the use of advanced software such as the employment of “Twitter bots” that can automatically mass-spam users by posting and re-posting content.44 Aside …

Security in internet of things: Trends and challenges
JM Pedersen, E Kidmose – Bir 2018 Short Papers, workshops and …, 2018 – vbn.aau.dk
… https://www.wired.com/2016/08/security-bots-show-hacking-isnt-just-humans (last ac- cessed 08-20-2018) 21. https://www.forbes.com/sites/thomasbrewster/2016/07/25/artificial-intelligence- phishing- twitter-bots/#172777a376e6 (last accessed 08-20-2018) 188

Agents for Social (Media) Change
S Sen, Z Rahaman, C Crawford, O Yücel – Proceedings of the 17th …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… 2015. Privacy and human behavior in the age of information. Science 347, 6221 (2015), 509–514. [2] Sally Adee. 2016. Troll Hunters: The Twitterbots That Fight Against Online Abuse. New Scientist (2016). [3] Shihu An, Zhikun Zhao, and Hong Zhou. 2017 …

Utterances classifier for chatbots’ intents
A Joigneau – 2018 – diva-portal.org
… Example of Tay Twitter bot Even if we did not work on self-taught chatbots, it is interesting to understand the more global context with this other kind of chatbots that can easily raise issues since they can make their own decisions with uncontrolled consequences …

Russian Social Media Influence: Understanding Russian Propaganda in Eastern Europe
TC Helmus, E Bodine-Baron, A Radin, M Magnuson… – 2018 – books.google.com
… where Russia has illegally annexed Crimea and has engaged in an ongoing hybrid warfare campaign that not only uses the famed little green men, Russian soldiers disguised as freedom fighters, but also includes a campaign of fake news, hostile Twitter bots, and encouraged …

Countering Russian Meddling in US Political Processes
JP Farwell – Parameters, 2018 – ssi.armywarcollege.edu
… 1. 28 22 USC 611(d). 29 Samuel C. Woolley and Philip N. Howard, Computational Propaganda Worldwide: Executive Summary, working paper 2017.11 (Oxford: University of Oxford, 2017), 3, 5, 8, 9. 30 Douglas Guilbeault and Samuel Woolley, “How Twitter bots Are Shaping …

In Media Res
CA Sisk – 2018 – scholarscompass.vcu.edu
Page 1. Virginia Commonwealth University VCU Scholars Compass Theses and Dissertations Graduate School 2018 In Media Res Christopher Andrew Sisk Virginia Commonwealth University, siskca@vcu.edu Follow this and …

Preliminary Poetics of Procedural Generation in Games
I Karth – 2018 – isaackarth.com
… on exactly repeated phrases. Some generators use this principle directly: the @infinite_scream Twitter bot (Reed 2015) tweets variations on “AAAAAAHHH” for followers to interact with. Page 9. — 9 — Figure 3: Generative aesthetic …

SpotiBot—Turing Testing Spotify
S Pelle, R Mähler – Digital Humanities Quarterly, 2018 – diva-portal.org
… Even if some Twitter bots can search the Web for information (as well as post collected material at predetermined times), bots are not usually programmed to act as informants per se — and especially not in a music environment …

Fighting fake news: a role for computational social science in the fight against digital misinformation
GL Ciampaglia – Journal of Computational Social Science, 2018 – Springer
… Mønsted, B., Sapieyski, P., Ferrara, E., & Lehmann, S. (2017). Evidence of complex contagion of information in social media: An experiment using Twitter bots. PLoS One, 12(9), 1. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0184148.CrossRefGoogle Scholar. 62 …

Penetrating a Social Network: The Follow-back Problem
F Que, K Rajagopalan, T Zaman – arXiv preprint arXiv:1804.02608, 2018 – arxiv.org
… We chose this rate of interaction to make the agents appear more human. Rapid activity is often the sign of Twitter bots, or automated accounts, which could affect the response of the targets or result in the accounts being suspended by Twitter. The experiments …

Russian Social Media Influence
TC Helmus, E Bodine-Baron, A Radin, M Magnuson… – 2018 – rand.org
… where Russia has illegally annexed Crimea and has engaged in an ongoing hybrid warfare campaign that not only uses the famed little green men, Russian soldiers disguised as freedom fighters, but also includes a campaign of fake news, hostile Twitter bots, and encouraged …

India’s Role in a Liberal Post-Western World
S Saran – The International Spectator, 2018 – Taylor & Francis
… employed in confrontational manners. Fake news, Twitter bots, Russian influence campaigns, big data and artificial intelligence converged to make the 2016 US presidential elections one of the most divisive in history. For the first …

A Neural Architecture for Multi-label Text Classification
S Coope, Y Bachrach, A Žukov-Gregori?… – Proceedings of SAI …, 2018 – Springer
… After removing the hashtags, punctuation is removed and words are lower-cased and stemmed. We have also removed all duplicate entries (which are very common on Twitter due to retweets and automatic Twitter bots). For …

From Twitter to Late Night: Do President Trump’s Tweets Set the Agenda for Late Night Political Satire?
K Lyon – 2018 – aspire.apsu.edu
… 701 minutes of news coverage of Republican candidates in the year leading up to the election. Additionally, the impact of stories spread through Twitter bots and online sharing created an online media climate that was more favorable for Trump than for his …

Is the First Amendment Obsolete
T Wu – Mich. L. Rev., 2018 – HeinOnline
Page 1. IS THE FIRST AMENDMENT OBSOLETE? Tim Wu* The First Amendment was brought to life in a period, the twentieth century, when the political speech environment was markedly differently than today’s. With respect …

The Bubble of Confirmation Bias
A Acks – 2018 – books.google.com
Page 1. THE BUBBLE of CONFIRMATION BIAS CRITICAL THINKING ABOUT DIGITAL MEDIA Alex Acks Page 2. CRITICAL THINKING ABOUT DIGITAL MEDIA THE BUBBLE of CONFIRMATION BIAS Alex Acks Enslow Publishing …

The Substitution of Labor: From Technological Feasibility to Other Factors Influencing Job Automation
R Teigland, J van der Zande, K Teigland, S Siri – 2018 – papers.ssrn.com
… automated computer programs. In other words, physicality is not a requirement and many robots solely consist of software (Deloitte, 2015). Examples of this are Twitterbots and IPSoft’s virtual assistant, Amelia. For the purpose …

of the Submission:“Anthropomorphic Information Systems”
MSN Pfeuffer, A Benlian, H Gimpel, O Hinz – wiim.uni-frankfurt.de
… A study by Edwards et al. (2014) which surveyed the perception of messages by Twitterbots, suggests, that human agents regard content delivered by social bots of organizations as a credible, reliable source of information …

The Press Clause and Digital Technology’s Fourth Wave: Media Law and the Symbiotic Web
J Schroeder – 2018 – taylorfrancis.com
Page 1. Page 2. The Press Clause and Digital Technology’s Fourth Wave During the first part of the twenty-first century, bloggers, citizen jour- nalists, social media users, Yelp reviewers, and a myriad of other com- municators …

Pervasive Even If They Aren’t Persuasive
AT Little – Comparative Politics Newsletter – mattgolder.com
… and Mark Dredze. Forthcoming.“Weaponized health communication: Twitter bots and Russian trolls amplify the vaccine debate.” American Journal of Public Health. Broockman, David and Joshua Kalla. 2016.“Durably reduc …

Assessing perceived organizational leadership styles through twitter text mining
A La Bella, A Fronzetti Colladon… – Journal of the …, 2018 – Wiley Online Library
… leadership styles for a generic reader of Twitter. However, we removed from our sample a small proportion of tweets (less than 0.5%) coming from spammers (or Twitter bots). The detection of spammers, which can be automatized …

Questions of social media research ethics in online ideology critique
C Fuchs – fuchs.uti.at
… Page 8. Christian Fuchs 392 The most active users were Twitter bots (redscarebot, mywoodthorpe). A bot based on an algorithm conducts certain online behaviour. Given that technologies do not maintain ethics, they likewise do not have expectations about privacy …

Evaluation, development & testing of an educational support chatbot
S Benjamin – 2018 – repository.cardiffmet.ac.uk
… However, it is important to note that not all chatbots are advantageous. In the run up to the 2016 American election it is thought that up to one fifth of all comments made on Twitter were made by autonomous Twitter bots (Albright, 2016). The concern that robots will cause …

Deep learning in radiology
MP McBee, OA Awan, AT Colucci, CW Ghobadi… – Academic radiology, 2018 – Elsevier
As radiology is inherently a data-driven specialty, it is especially conducive to utilizing data processing techniques. One such technique, deep learning (DL),.

Divide in Ferguson: Social Media, Social Context, and Division
YJ Park, SM Jang, H Lee, GS Yang – Social Media+ Society, 2018 – journals.sagepub.com
We examine the patterns of social polarization, with the case of Michael Brown shooting as an empirical basis for discussing the role of social media in promoti…

Is Facebook Making Us Dumber? Exploring Social Media Use as a Predictor of Political Knowledge
MA Cacciatore, SK Yeo, DA Scheufele… – Journalism & Mass …, 2018 – journals.sagepub.com
With social networking site (SNS) use now ubiquitous in American culture, researchers have started paying attention to its effects in a variety of domains. This…

Chinese computational propaganda: automation, algorithms and the manipulation of information about Chinese politics on Twitter and Weibo
G Bolsover, P Howard – Information, Communication & Society, 2018 – Taylor & Francis
… This Twitter bot army is chasing down a Chinese dissident and Mar-a-Lago member. The Daily Beast. [Google Scholar]). These media reports suggest that China may be using automation to spread propaganda but no academic work has investigated this issue …

Fake news, propaganda, and lies can be pervasive even if they aren’t persuasive
AT Little – Critique, 2018 – andrewtlittle.com
… and Mark Dredze. Forthcoming. “Weaponized health communication: Twitter bots and Russian trolls amplify the vaccine debate.” American Journal of Public Health . Broockman, David and Joshua Kalla. 2016. “Durably reduc …

Computational Propaganda: Political Parties, Politicians, and Political Manipulation on Social Media
SC Woolley, PN Howard – 2018 – books.google.com
… use. On Twitter, bots can be directly plugged into one of many APIs. They … ways. Ratkiewicz et al. (2011) examined the ways in which Twitter bots were deployed before and during the 2010 US midterm congressional campaigns. They …

Infrathin Platforms: Print on Demand as Auto-Factography
H Bajohr – Book Presence in a Digital Age, 2018 – books.google.com
… 80 Book Presence in a Digital Age Twitter bots), it references distinct pages that can be “called” independently (this would not work with a scrollable page or a mere text file); because of the unambiguous imperative “turn!” they require the materialization of the object, or, as …

Development and Implementation of the Inaugural Anatomy Education Research Institute (AERI 2017)
VD O’Loughlin, PR Husmann… – Anatomical sciences …, 2018 – Wiley Online Library
… organizations. Most of the individuals who were tweeting about AERI 2017 were individuals or organizations known to the AERI participants, so the likelihood that this tweet number was due to random ‘Twitter bots’ is slim. The …

Equality of Voice: Towards Fair Representation in Crowdsourced Top-K Recommendations
A Chakraborty, GK Patro, N Ganguly… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2018 – arxiv.org
… As crowdsourced algorithms are driven by data generated by them, their outputs will reflect the biases in the composition of the crowds. A recent investigation by Politico [27] revealed that Twitter bots were largely responsible for the trend #ReleaseTheMemo …

Post-Truth Protest: How 4chan Cooked Up the Pizzagate Bullshit
M Tuters, E Jokubauskait?, D Bach – M/C Journal, 2018 – journal.media-culture.org.au
… Robb, Amanda. “Anatomy of a Fake News Scandal: Inside the Web of Conspiracy Theorists, Russian Operatives, Trump Campaigners and Twitter bots Who Manufactured the “News” that Hillary Clinton Ran a Pizza-Restaurant Child-Sex Ring.” Rolling Stone, 16 Nov. 2017 …

Do Islamic State’s Deadly Attacks Disengage, Deter, or Mobilize Supporters?
J Barceló, E Labzina – 2018 – papers.ssrn.com
… services. 3 Data Extraction on IS-related Accounts The data used in this paper were obtained by following “the reports” of the anti-IS Twitter bots set up by the international hacker initiative Anonymous. This hacker group declared cyberwar on IS almost …

Frontiers of Game AI Research
GN Yannakakis, J Togelius – Artificial Intelligence and Games, 2018 – Springer
… by humans. Creative ideation tools range from sim- ple word-recombination-based tools implemented as card games or Twitter bots, to elaborate computational creativity systems such as the What If-Machine [391]. Chat Monitoring …

Toward an Understanding of Trust Repair in Human-Robot Interaction: Current Research and Future Directions
AL Baker, EK Phillips, D Ullman… – ACM Transactions on …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… especially salient distinction as increas- ingly sophisticated forms of automation and artificial intelligence continue to have an impact on everyday life, merging the virtual and the physical, with corresponding interactions with people in the real world (eg, Twitter bots, stock trading …

Extracting Tweets Related to Disaster Information by Using Multiple Co-occurrence Relation of Words
A Yuzawa, H Ichikawa… – 2018 IEEE International …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… This result shows that words co-occurring with interjections can contribute to extracting disaster-related words. As for CoD, it extracted a lot of words included in “Twitter bot,” which auto mechanically tweets. Tweets by these bots are posted many times in boiler-plated formats …

Programmatic Dreams: Technographic Inquiry into Censorship of Chinese Chatbots
Y Xu – Social Media+ Society, 2018 – journals.sagepub.com
This project explores the recent censorship of two Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) chatbots on Tencent’s popular WeChat messaging platform. Specifically, I…

Russian meddling in the western elections, 2016-2017: A preliminary probe
GL Sanchez – 2018 – digital1.library.txstate.edu
Page 1. RUSSIAN MEDDLING IN WESTERN ELECTIONS, 2016-2017: A PRELIMINARY PROBE By Guillermo Lopez Sanchez A thesis submitted to the Graduate Council of Texas State University in partial fulfillment of the requirements …

Introduction: Russia in Retrospect and in Prospect
K Stoner – Comparative Politics, 2018 – ingentaconnect.com
… Tucker, Sanovich, and Stukal trace the rapid change in the Russian government’s response to oppositional activity online from tolerance to the sophisticated use of Twitter “bots” in addition to the better known “troll” factories that place fake news online. Significantly, Tucker et al …

Markov Models for Procedural Content Generation
S Snodgrass – 2018 – search.proquest.com
Page 1. Markov Models for Procedural Content Generation A Thesis Submitted to the Faculty of Drexel University by Sam Snodgrass in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy March 2018 Page 2 …

Neutrollization: Industrialized trolling as a pro-Kremlin strategy of desecuritization
X Kurowska, A Reshetnikov – Security Dialogue, 2018 – journals.sagepub.com
This article considers the significance of trolling for security processes through a contextual analysis of industrialized pro-Kremlin trolling in the Russian b…

Social media for polling and predicting United States election outcome
B Heredia, JD Prusa, TM Khoshgoftaar – Social Network Analysis and …, 2018 – Springer
… (2017), may provide a method for bot detection. We leave this area of research for future work, as Twitter bots have evolved to play a larger role in politics since previous studies (Dickerson et al. 2014). 4 Results. Open image in new window. Fig. 3 …

Examining the Case of DICK’s Sporting Goods: Realignment of Stakeholders through Corporate Social Advocacy
BM Gaither, L Austin, M Collins – The Journal of Public Interest …, 2018 – journals.fcla.edu
Page 1. Journal of Public Interest Communications, Vol. 2 Issue 2, 2018 This manuscript was awarded the first-place Top Faculty Paper Award at the 2018 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication preconference …

Towards a deeper understanding of current conversational frameworks through the design and development of a cognitive agent
PP Angara – 2018 – dspace.library.uvic.ca
… However, these responses can be highly varied and unexpected [23] (eg, Microsoft’s twitterbot Tay whose responses turned racist [4]). For conversational applications to appear more human, generative models are better suited. For applications that are …

Navigating Filter Bubbles
JC Senter – 2018 – books.google.com
Page 1. Author Jacqueline ConciatoreName Senter Page 2. Jacqueline Conciatore Senter Page 3. Published in 2019 by Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC 2435th Avenue, Suite 136, New York, NY 10016 Copyright © 2019 …

Exploring the Potential of Concept Associations for the Creative Generation of Linguistic Artifacts: A Case Study With Riddles and Rhetorical Figures
VF Gilmartín, R Hervás Ballesteros… – Frontiers in …, 2018 – frontiersin.org
… report a change in the attitude of the children toward communication. Guerrero et al. (2015) present a Twitter bot that generates riddles about celebrities. The model selects a celebrity, retrieves relevant attributes to describe her …

Beginning AI Bot Frameworks
M Biswas – Springer
… This process is known as scraping. Search engines like Google use spiders to increase the speed of their searches. Twitter bots There are bots present on Twitter that analyze tweets. They work on finding specific topics, intending to do retweets based on those topics. Botnets …

The constant atlas: mapping public data for individuals and their cities
J Zhang – 2018 – dspace.mit.edu
Page 1. The Constant Atlas: Mapping Public Data for Individuals and Their Cities By Jia Zhang BFA Rhode Island School of Design MFA Parsons MS MIT Submitted to the Program in Media Arts and Sciences, School of Architecture …

Exploring the Utility of Memes for US Government Influence Campaigns
V Zakem, MK McBride, K Hammerberg – 2018 – cna.org
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The questioning lens as research tool: the social shaping of network visualisation boundaries in the case of the UK junior doctors’ contract dispute
S Joel-Edgar, I Holme… – … Communication & Society, 2018 – Taylor & Francis
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Nudges for gender equality? What can behaviour change offer gender and politics?
G Waylen – European Journal of Politics and Gender, 2018 – ingentaconnect.com
… slurs in their tweets. Using Twitter bots, he found that sanctioning by a high-follower white male (ie someone who appeared influential) significantly reduced the use of racist slurs in their subsequent tweets. Bicchieri (2017) has …

New Research and Future Directions
A Vieira, B Ribeiro – Introduction to Deep Learning Business Applications …, 2018 – Springer
… The recent experiment with the Microsoft Twitter bot, named Tay, demonstrated how well-intentioned technology can be twisted through interactions with humans. Tay was engineered to learn from interactions with Twitter users …

Tarot-based narrative generation
A Sullivan, MP Eladhari, M Cook – … on the Foundations of Digital Games, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… the different card meanings. Because of this, it can be useful as a creativity support tool, particu- larly in helping brainstorm new story ideas for instance as a Twitter bot that shares daily writing prompts. The system could also …

From neuroscience to computer science: a topical approach on Twitter
CA Piña-García, JM Siqueiros-García… – … of Computational Social …, 2018 – Springer
… To identify suspicious accounts in terms of bots or humans, we have manually checked through Indiana University’s “Bot or Not” software: https://botometer.iuni.iu.edu/.This application uses machine learning algorithms to sniff out automated Twitter “bot” accounts from the real …

Bots, social networks and politics in Brazil
MA Ruediger, A Grassi, AL Guedes, J Borghi, LR Silva… – 2018 – bibliotecadigital.fgv.br
… published by FGV DAPP in August 2017. The article showed the presence of ?“bots” acting in favor of the main political fields on Twitter. At the time, interactions motivated by “bots” reached up to 20% in key moments, such as the debate in the Brazilian TV network …

Colorism and the latent race cleavage in Mexico Evidence from an Online experiment
L Motolinia-Carballo, JM Rodriguez-Valadez, M Luca – 2018 – egap.org
… Klesner, Joseph L. 2005. “Electoral Competition and the New Party System in Mexico.” Latin American Politics and Society 47(2):103–142. Klint, Finley. 2014. “Pro-government Twitter bots try to hush Mexican activists.” WIRED . 15 Page 16. Knight, Alan. 1990 …

Location-Based Twitter Sentiment Analysis for Predicting the US 2016 Presidential Election
B Heredia, JD Prusa, TM Khoshgoftaar – The Thirty-First International Flairs …, 2018 – aaai.org
… of the population. In addition, the 2016 election was found to have Twitter bots present, which artificially in- creased the number of tweets for both candidates (Howard, Kollanyi, and Woolley 2016). Furthermore, the differences …

Machine learning methods for understanding social media communication: modeling irony and emojis
F Barbieri – 2018 – tdx.cat
… 2015 – Chapter 4 11. Guerrero I, Verhoeven B, Barbieri F, Martins P, Pérez R. TheRiddlerBot A next step on the ladder towards creative Twitter bots, International Conference on Computational Creativity, ICCC, 2015 12. Barbieri F …

Visual Displays of School Shooting Data
T Woodson, G Simmons, P Park, T Doan, E Keys – 2018 – vtechworks.lib.vt.edu
… This same methodology was used to filter the datasets for the given webpages. We also ran into an issue with Twitter bots. These bots are “dummy” Twitter accounts that repeatedly tweet the same thing over and over in order to spam users’ Twitter feeds …

Can network theory-based targeting increase technology adoption?
L Beaman, A BenYishay, J Magruder, AM Mobarak – 2018 – nber.org
… Finally, Monsted et al provide experimental evidence generated by twitter-bots that twitter hashtag retweets follow a process which more closely resembles complex than simple contagion. Page 13. 11 consider a technology with 30% potential returns (so that ? = 1.3 ?m) …

Threat or Opportunity?-Examining Social Bots in Social Media Crisis Communication
F Brachten, M Mirbabaie, S Stieglitz, O Berger… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2018 – arxiv.org
… Int. J. Hum. Comput. Interact. Subrahmanian, VS, Azaria, A., Durst, S., Kagan, V., Galstyan, A., Lerman, K., Zhu, L., Ferrara, E., Flammini, A., Menczer, F., 2016. The DARPA Twitter bot Challenge. Computer (Long. Beach. Calif). 49, 38–46 …

Transforming the communication between citizens and government through AI-guided chatbots
A Androutsopoulou, N Karacapilidis, E Loukis… – Government Information …, 2018 – Elsevier
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What If More Speech Is No Longer the Solution: First Amendment Theory Meets Fake News and the Filter Bubble
PM Napoli – Fed. Comm. LJ, 2018 – HeinOnline
Page 1. What If More Speech Is No Longer the Solution? First Amendment Theory Meets Fake News and the Filter Bubble Philip M. Napoli * TABLE OF CONTENTS I. INTRODUCTION ….. 57 II. COUNTERSPEECH …

Theatres Of Failure: Digital Demonstrations Of Disruption In Everyday Life
J Perriam – research.gold.ac.uk
… Rather, I will be discussing the growing use of chat bots on Twitter that follow an automated script with Twitter users. In the case of TfL, they use Twitter bots for commuters to make enquiries about the current status of a particular tube line. Page 21. 21 …

Racial Identities on Social Media: Projecting Racial Identities on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
N Brinkman – 2018 – search.proquest.com
Page 1. Running head: RACIAL IDENTITIES ON SOCIAL MEDIA 1 Racial Identities on Social Media: Projecting Racial Identities on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter By Nolan Brinkman A Thesis Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements of the Degree of Master of Arts …

November 2018
AA Siegel, V Badaan – 2018 – alexandra-siegel.com
… Mohammad Ahmed actually gained several followers, likes, and retweets naturally over the course of the experiment—primarily from tweeting soccer-related content—highlighting the realistic nature of the account. Figure 1: Gulf Twitter bot for all Treatments 14 Page 15 …

Too Much to Read? Negotiating (Il) legibility between Close and Distant Reading.
I van de Ven – Thamyris/Intersecting: Place, Sex & Race, 2018 – search.ebscohost.com
… van de Ven thoughts, endlessly scrolling in every possible direction, so that every reader reads another work. What to do with micronarratives or Twitter poetry such as poem.exe, a Twitterbot that “randomly” assembles haikus from a database and spews them out on Twitter …

Be Safe or Be Seen? How Russian Activists Negotiate Visibility and Security in Online Resistance Practices
T Lokot – Surveillance & Society, 2018 – ojs.library.queensu.ca
… These range from innocuous keyword-triggered Twitter bots (replying to tweets critiquing certain officials) to more serious instances such as the monitoring and closure of e-payment accounts that FBK and Navalny used to solicit donations and crowdfund investigations and the …

Creativity and Applied Linguistics
A Maley, T Kiss – Creativity and English Language Teaching, 2018 – Springer
… Veale’s (2016) chapter on Computational approaches tolanguage and creativity (pp. 353–366) offers a rich variety of programmes for the computational generation of puns, metaphors, blends, acronyms, jokes and so on and even Twitterbots (programmes to generate tweets) …

I, teacher: using artificial intelligence (AI) and social robots in communication and instruction
C Edwards, A Edwards, PR Spence… – Communication …, 2018 – nca.tandfonline.com
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The Impact of Malicious Accounts on Political Tweet Sentiment
B Heredia, JD Prusa… – 2018 IEEE 4th …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… Mining (ASONAM 2014), 2014, pp. 620–627. [13] V. Subrahmanian, A. Azaria, S. Durst, V. Kagan, and A. Galstyan, “The darpa Twitter bot challenge,” Computer, vol. 49, no. 6, p. 38–46, 2016. 201 Page 6. [14] EM Clark, JR Williams …

Beyond the Bubble: Assessing the Diversity of Political Search Results
C Puschmann – Digital Journalism, 2018 – Taylor & Francis
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Plugged In: Youth Computer-Mediated Civic Action and Interaction Through the Prism of Modern Protest Movements
D Sossi – Computer-Mediated Learning for Workforce …, 2018 – igi-global.com
Page 1. 68 Copyright © 2018, IGI Global. Copying or distributing in print or electronic forms without written permission of IGI Global is prohibited. Chapter 4 DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-4111-0.ch004 ABSTRACT In the aftermath …

A Storm on the Horizon?“Twister” and the Implications of the Blockchain and Peer-to-Peer Social Networks for Online Violent Extremism
G Mott – Studies in Conflict & Terrorism, 2018 – Taylor & Francis
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Experiences on Teaching Parallel and Distributed Computing for Undergraduates
E Saule – 2018 IEEE International Parallel and Distributed …, 2018 – webpages.uncc.edu
… We now report on a few of the suggestions that were submitted by students. The first project is about implementing a textual similarity query engine that interfaces with Twitter. Twitter exposes a fairly simple API that enables implementing a Twitter bot easily …

Filtration Failure: On Selection for Societal Sanity
A Mróz – 2018 – philpapers.org
… or information, or with cognitive dissonance. Digital society is composed of not only human agents, but also of AI, twitterbots, and the like. Social media has transformed users into active participants in creating and disseminating information. The gatekeepers of the Page 14 …

MOOCs: Designing for the Unknown Learner
H Macleod, C Sinclair, J Haywood, A Woodgate – research.ed.ac.uk
… Page 23. 22 presence (though still not talking head lectures) and in the third run experimented with a ‘teacher bot’ – a Twitter bot that responded automatically to combinations of words in an #EDCMOOC tweet. Our intention was to …

Inaugural KS Inglis address: making Australian media history
B Griffen-Foley – Media International Australia, 2018 – journals.sagepub.com
This address considers the development of media history as a field of research in Australia. It takes the form of a historiographical excursion, beginning with …

When Legend Becomes Fact, Tweet The Legend
J Densley, K Dexter, DA Eckberg – Journal of Behavioral and …, 2018 – researchgate.net
… Social Net- works, 43, 39–47. Echeverría, J., & Zhou, S. (2017). The ‘Star Wars’ botnet with >350k Twitter bots. University Col- lege London. Retrieved from https://arxiv.org/ pdf/1701.02405v1.pdf Festinger, L. (1957). A theory of cognitive dissonance …

Reality Lost: Markets of Attention, Misinformation and Manipulation
VF Hendricks, M Vestergaard – 2018 – books.google.com
… N. (2017). “Study: Russian Twitter bots sent 45k Brexit tweets close to vote,” TC, 15.11.2017, verified 26.06.2017: https://techcrunch. com/2017/11/15/study-russian- twitter-bots-sent-45k-brexit-tweets- close-to-vote/ Page 11. xii …

Fake news, conspiracy theories, and lies: an information laundering model for homeland security
SM Korta – 2018 – apps.dtic.mil
… 2 (1998): 175–220, http://psy2.ucsd.edu/~mckenzie/nickersonConfirmationBias. pdf. 4Juan Echeverría and Shi Zhou, “The ‘Star Wars’ Botnet with >350k Twitter bots,” Cornell University Library, June 13, 2017, https://arxiv.org/abs/1701.02405 …

Contesting the decision: living in (and living with) the smart city
M Jewell – International Review of Law, Computers & Technology, 2018 – Taylor & Francis
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Five questions for digital migration studies: Learning from digital connectivity and forced migration in (to) Europe
K Leurs, K Smets – Social Media+ Society, 2018 – journals.sagepub.com
This Special Collection “Forced migration and digital connectivity in(to) Europe” historicizes, contextualizes, empirically grounds, and conceptually reflects o…

Electronic Cigarette Themes on Twitter: Dissemination Patterns and Relations with Online News and Search Engine Queries in South Korea
HJ Paek, H Baek, S Lee, T Hove – Health communication, 2018 – Taylor & Francis
Page 1. Electronic Cigarette Themes on Twitter: Dissemination Patterns and Relations with Online News and Search Engine Queries in South Korea Hye-Jin Paeka, Hyunmi Baekb, Saerom Leec, and Thomas Hovea aDepartment …

The real first class? Inferring confidential corporate mergers and government relations from air traffic communication
M Strohmeier, M Smith, V Lenders… – … European Symposium on …, 2018 – cs.ox.ac.uk
Page 1. The Real First Class? Inferring Confidential Corporate Mergers and Government Relations from Air Traffic Communication Martin Strohmeier?, Matthew Smith?, Vincent Lenders†, Ivan Martinovic? ? University of Oxford, UK † armasuisse, Switzerland …

Social media analytics: analysis and visualisation of news diffusion using NodeXL
W Ahmed, S Lugovic – Online Information Review, 2018 – emeraldinsight.com
… Keywords: Twitter, Social media, Social network analysis, Fake news, Information diffusion, Bots Type: Research paper Publisher: Emerald Publishing Limited Received: 15 March 2018 Revised: 18 June 2018, 15 September 2018 Accepted: 17 September 2018 Copyright …

Digital Technology and Innovative Poetry
T Jenks – 2018 – repository.edgehill.ac.uk
… Rather than being collated retrospectively, the tweets in the second iteration were harvested automatically. I built a Twitterbot, which is defined by Daved Wachsman (2015) as “a program used to produce automated posts on the Twitter microblogging service or to …

Shelly Choo, MD, MPH Leana S. Wen, MD, MSc
LS Wen – 2018 – eucam.info
… Opportunities and challenges of Web 2.0 for vaccination decisions. Vaccine. 2012; 30(25):3727–3733. 7. Subrahmanian VS, Azaria A, Durst S, et al. The DARPA Twitter bot challenge. Computer. 2016;49(6):38–46. AJPH PERSPECTIVES 1006 Editorial Allem and Ferrara …

Spam Detection and Risk Assessment Framework Based on Ensemble Learning in Data Stream Environment
KS Adewole, RG Jimoh, AG Akintola, OC Abikoye – researchgate.net
Page 1. International Journal of Information Processing and Communication (IJIPC) Vol. 6 No. 1 , June 2018, pp 1-16 1 Spam Detection and Risk Assessment Framework Based on Ensemble Learning in Data Stream Environment …

Manufacturing Consensus: Computational Propaganda and the 2016 US Presidential Election
SC Woolley – 2018 – digital.lib.washington.edu
… Figure 2: Trump Tweet About Social Media Following…p.45 Figure 3: Patrick Ruffini Outlines Bot Attacks Against Ted Cruz…p. 53 Figure 4: Twitter bot Pushes FCC Complaint Against Ted Cruz…p. 54 Figure 5: Message Spread via Twitter Room…p. 90 Page 9. 9 Glossary …

Regulation of artificial intelligence in the United States
JF Weaver – Research Handbook on the Law of Artificial …, 2018 – elgaronline.com
Page 1. 155 7. Regulation of artificial intelligence in the United States John Frank Weaver I. INTRODUCTION We have long since passed the point of questioning whether artificial intelligence (AI) will be a significant factor in our day-to-day lives around the world …

A scalable microservice-based open source platform for smart cities
AMD Esposte – 2018 – arthurmde.github.io
… 52 3.18 Screenshot of the São Paulo Health Dashboard. . . . . 53 3.19 São Paulo Health Dashboard application lifecycle. . . . . 54 3.20 Screenshot of the SancaLights project. . . . . 55 3.21 Screenshot of the SPoiler Twitter bot. . . . . 56 …

Artificial Intelligence Crime: An Interdisciplinary Analysis of Foreseeable Threats and Solutions
T King, N Aggarwal, M Taddeo, L Floridi – 2018 – papers.ssrn.com
… and generation data structures via user-interaction (ie, conversation). This is what happened in the case of Microsoft’s ill-fated social Twitter bot “Tay”, which quickly learned from user- interactions to direct “obscene and inflammatory tweets” at a feminist-activist (Neff and Nagy …

Politics of Algorithms, Indian Citizenship and the Colonial legacy
P Arora – Global Digital Cultures: Perspectives from South Asia, 2018 – researchgate.net
… The political conversation can be controlled through a potent mix of social tools such as compelling digital narratives, humor, and personalization as well as technical tools such as the employment of Twitter bots. The political sphere is a public relations sphere …

FutureCrafting. Speculation, design and the nonhuman, or how to live with digital uncertainty.
B Marenko – 2018 – ualresearchonline.arts.ac.uk
… Architecture. (Paris: Éditions Loco, 2017). 45 Wilkie Alex, Michael Mike, and Plummer-Fernandez Matthew, “Speculative method and Twitter: Bots, energy and three conceptual characters” Sociol Rev, 63, 2015 79–101. p.82 …

Comparing Human Against Computer Generated Designs: New Possibilities for Design Activity Within Agile Projects
F Fernandes, E Filgueiras, A Neves – International Conference of Design …, 2018 – Springer
… Comput. Hum. Behav. 26, 199–204 (2010)CrossRefGoogle Scholar. 21. Edwards, C., Beattie, AJ, Edwards, A., Spence, PR: Differences in perceptions of communication quality between a Twitterbot and human agent for information seeking and learning. Comput. Hum. Behav …

Can Computers Create Art?
A Hertzmann – Arts, 2018 – mdpi.com
This essay discusses whether computers, using Artificial Intelligence (AI), could create art. First, the history of technologies that automated aspects of art is surveyed, including photography and animation. In each case, there were initial fears and denial of the technology, followed …

Competing contagion processes: Complex contagion triggered by simple contagion
B Min, M San Miguel – Scientific reports, 2018 – nature.com
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Political Bots and the Swedish General Election
J Fernquist, L Kaati, R Schroeder – 2018 IEEE International …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
Page 1. Political Bots and the Swedish General Election Johan Fernquist and Lisa Kaati Decision Support Systems Swedish Defence Research Agency Kista, Sweden firstnamne.lastname@foi.se Ralph Schroeder Oxford Internet …

Conversational marketing: Creating compelling customer connections
N Sotolongo, J Copulsky – Applied Marketing Analytics, 2018 – ingentaconnect.com
Page 1. Delivered by Ingenta IP: 5.10.31.210 On: Tue, 08 May 2018 10:58:25 Copyright: Henry Stewart Publications 6 Applied Marketing Analytics Vol. 4, 1 6–21 © Henry Stewart Publications 2054-7544 (2018) Papers Conversational marketing: Creating …

From my pen to your ears: automatic production of radio plays from unstructured story text
ET Chourdakis, J REISS – 2018 – qmro.qmul.ac.uk
… [3] HG Oliveira, “O poeta artificial 2.0: Increasing meaningfulness in a poetry generation Twitter bot,” in Proceedings of the INLG 2017 Workshop on Compu- tational Creativity in Natural Language Generation, 2017, pp. 11–20 …

Analysis of Strategy and Spread of Russia-sponsored Content in the US in 2017
A Spangher, G Ranade, B Nushi, A Fourney… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2018 – arxiv.org
… election. The organization created an expansive set of internet properties: web domains, Facebook pages, and Twitter bots, which received traffic via purchased Facebook ads, tweets, and search engines indexing their domains …

Social media cluster dynamics create resilient global hate highways
NF Johnson, R Leahy, NJ Restrepo… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2018 – arxiv.org
… DA Broniatowski, AM Jamison, SH Qi, L Al-Kulaib, T Chen, A Benton. Weaponized health communication: Twitter bots and Russian trolls amplify the vaccine debate. American Journal of Public Health 108 (10), 1378- 1384 (2018) 38 …

Citizens at the Gates
SR Barnard – Springer
Page 1. Stephen R. Barnard Twitter, Networked Publics, and the Transformation of American Journalism CITIZENS AT THE GATES Page 2. Citizens at the Gates Page 3. Stephen R. Barnard Citizens at the Gates Twitter, Networked …

Post-truth and Communication
J Harsin – 2018 – academia.edu
Page 1. 1 POST-TRUTH AND CRITICAL COMMUNICATION1 Jayson Harsin (jharsin@aup.edu) Citation: Harsin, J. (2018). Post-truth and Communication. In Oxford Encyclopedia of Communication and Critical Studies. Ed. Dana Cloud. New York: Oxford University Press …

The duty to object
J Lackey – Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 2018 – Wiley Online Library
… found that subjects who were sanctioned by high-follower white males signifi- cantly reduced the use of racist slurs, leading to the following title of a recent article in The Atlantic: “Why Online Allies Matter in Fighting Harassment: A clever experiment with Twitter bots shows that …

#StayWoke: The Language and Literacies of the #BlackLivesMatter Movement
E Richardson, A Ragland – Community Literacy Journal, 2018 – muse.jhu.edu
… associated posts. In the summer of 2015, programmers Darius Kazemi and Courtney Stanton built a Twitter bot called @StayWokeBot, intended to automate replies to those who might need more education about racism in society. On …

Instant Messaging Chat Bot
YNB Friend – Smart Marketing With the Internet of Things, 2018 – books.google.com
… who had lived in Chinas have showed more experience with instant messaging chat bots, since the most widely used Chinese IM, WeChat, introduced chatbots in 2013—much earlier than its American counter parts, such as Facebook Messenger bots and Twitter bots …

Resilience can counter Dezinformatsiya
IC Versteegden – 2018 – chorus.community
… 46 Lawrence Alexander, ‘Social Network Analysis Reveals Full Scale of Kremlin’s Twitter bot Campaign’, GlobalVoices, April 2, 2015, https://globalvoices.org/2015/04/02/analyzing-kremlin- twitter-bots/ (accessed March 10, 2018); See Also: Helmus et al., Russian Social media …

Extracting news events from microblogs
Ø Repp, H Ramampiaro – Journal of Statistics and Management …, 2018 – Taylor & Francis
… threads that whose the average classification confidence of all tweets are above 0.85, the average timestamp is within our chosen time window of 24 hours, and the size is larger than 5. To avoid candidate events consisting of tweets produced by Twitter-bots, typically weather …

Relationship banking and information technology: the role of artificial intelligence and FinTech
M Jakši?, M Marin? – Risk Management, 2018 – Springer
… IT developments have made scalable transaction banking more cost-effective. Mobile and online banking coupled with transaction lending techniques allows for 5 A famous example is Microsoft’s artificially intelligent Twitter bot named Tay …

Changing Perspectives: Is It Sufficient to Detect Social Bots?
C Grimme, D Assenmacher, L Adam – International Conference on Social …, 2018 – Springer
… empirical evidence from a Ukrainian social botnet. In: International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media, pp. 579–582 (2016)Google Scholar. 22. Echeverría, J., Zhou, S.: The ‘Star Wars’ botnet with \(>\)350k Twitter bots. CoRR abs/1701.02405 (2017)Google Scholar. 23 …

“Being Alone with Yourself is Increasingly Unpopular”: The Electronic Poetry of Jenny Holzer
L Jones – JNT-JOURNAL OF NARRATIVE THEORY, 2018 – chi.la.psu.edu
… This prefig- ures the collaborative zeitgeist of Web 2.0 and what now seems like a sub- genre of Twitter bot poetry,12 such as “Pentametron” by Ranjit Bhatnagar, which generates rhyming couplets in iambic pentameter culled from ran- dom Twitter posts, or John Burger’s …

Artificial Intelligence at Universities in Poland
A Stachowicz-Stanusch… – Organizacja i Zarz?dzanie …, 2018 – oamquarterly.polsl.pl
… should be like raising children – within defined borders and according to shared values. Not doing so, could create a bot that is a neo-nazi supporter, like the Microsoft Twitter bot (Wakefield, 2016). Consequently, society needs to adapt to AI applications if it is to extend its …

Digital War: A Critical Introduction
W Merrin – 2018 – taylorfrancis.com
Page 1. Page 2. Digital War Digital War offers a comprehensive overview of the impact of digital technologies upon the military, the media, the global public and the concept of ‘warfare’ itself. This introductory textbook explores …

Misunderstanding News Audiences: Seven Myths of the Social Media Era
E Elvestad, A Phillips – 2018 – taylorfrancis.com
Page 1. Page 2. MISUNDERSTANDING NEWS AUDIENCES Misunderstanding News Audiences interrogates the prevailing myths around the impact of the Internet and social media on news consumption and democracy. The …

From erasure poetry to e-mash-ups,“reel on/another! power!” Repetition, replication, and resonance
G Le Cor – Convergence, 2018 – journals.sagepub.com
This article builds on an analysis of Sea and Spar Between by Nick Montfort and Stephanie Strickland and Tree of Codes by Jonathan Safran Foer to examine print …

Disinformation, and Influence Campaigns on Twitter
M Hindman, V Barash – 2018 – issuelab.org
… Automated accounts are explicitly allowed according to Twitter’s terms of use, and the platform’s open API makes creating them relatively simple. Many Twitter bots or automated accounts are clearly labeled as such, and many serve useful functions …

Public Dissentiment: Hacktivism in the Age of High-Frequency Traders
D Curry – Visual Resources, 2018 – Taylor & Francis
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Don’t Sleep on It: An Examination of Storm Naming and Potential Heuristic Effects on Twitter
X Lin, AM Rainear, PR Spence… – Weather, Climate, and …, 2018 – journals.ametsoc.org

14 Experiments
NJ Stroud, K Haenschen – Mediated Communication, 2018 – books.google.com
… The study is notable for its careful design, including the use of a custom URL to track subject responses to the petition ask. In another study, Munger (2016) utilized a band of Twitter bots to respond to strangers using racist language on the platform …

Misunderstanding News Audiences
E Elvestad, A Phillips – content.taylorfrancis.com
Page 1. Page 2. MISUNDERSTANDING NEWS AUDIENCES Misunderstanding News Audiences interrogates the prevailing myths around the impact of the Internet and social media on news consumption and democracy. The …

Online Experimental Methods
TJ Leeper – 2018 – s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com
… Munger first detected uses of a racial slur on the platform and then used an army of Twitter bots with randomly varied profile characteristics (number of followers and implied race) to send the message: “Hey man, just remember that there are real people who are hurt when you …

Brussels will land on its feet like a cat’: motivations for memefying #Brusselslockdown
MS Jensen, C Neumayer, L Rossi – Information, Communication & …, 2018 – Taylor & Francis
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Hashtag Unity In The Midst Of The Blockade Of Qatar
N ORUC – 2018 – qspace.qu.edu.qa
Page 1. QATAR UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES DIGITALLY NETWORKED: HASHTAG UNITY IN THE MIDST OF THE BLOCKADE OF QATAR BY NURGUL ORUC A Thesis Submitted to the Faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences in Partial Fulfillment …

Discourses on disconnectivity and the right to disconnect
P Hesselberth – New Media & Society, 2018 – journals.sagepub.com
Taking the “right to disconnect” discussion as a starting point, this article considers how the im/possibility of “opting out” is ruminated in scholarly discour…

Classifying Conversation in Digital Communication
A Mellor – arXiv preprint arXiv:1801.10527, 2018 – arxiv.org
Page 1. Classifying Conversation in Digital Communication Andrew Mellor Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford Oxford, OX2 6GG, UK mellor@maths. ox.ac.uk Abstract Many studies of digital communication, in particular …

“Okay, We Get It. You Vape”: An Analysis of Geocoded Content, Context, and Sentiment regarding E-Cigarettes on Twitter
LS Martinez, S Hughes, ER Walsh-Buhi… – Journal of health …, 2018 – Taylor & Francis
Page 1. “Okay, We Get It. You Vape”: An Analysis of Geocoded Content, Context, and Sentiment regarding E-Cigarettes on Twitter LOURDES S. MARTINEZ1, SHARON HUGHES2, ERIC R. WALSH-BUHI2, and MING-HSIANG TSOU3 …

Polisis: Automated Analysis and Presentation of Privacy Policies Using Deep Learning
H Harkous, K Fawaz, R Lebret, F Schaub… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2018 – arxiv.org
Page 1. Polisis: Automated Analysis and Presentation of Privacy Policies Using Deep Learning Technical Report, EPFL, October 2017 Hamza Harkous EPFL Switzerland Kassem Fawaz University of Wisconsin USA Rémi Lebret EPFL Switzerland …

Incorporating Privileged Information to Unsupervised Anomaly Detection
SSL Akoglu – agroparistech.fr
Page 1. Incorporating Privileged Information to Unsupervised Anomaly Detection Shubhranshu Shekhar Leman Akoglu Carnegie Mellon University Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy {shubhras, lakoglu}@andrew.cmu.edu Abstract …

Modeling Analytical Streams for Social Business Intelligence
I Lanza-Cruz, R Berlanga, M Aramburu – Informatics, 2018 – mdpi.com
Social Business Intelligence (SBI) enables companies to capture strategic information from public social networks. Contrary to traditional Business Intelligence (BI), SBI has to face the high dynamicity of both the social network’s contents and the company’s analytical requests, as …

The Intelligence Challenges of Hybrid ThreatsFocus on Cyber and Virtual Realm: Focus on Cyber and Virtual Realm
G Treverton – 2018 – diva-portal.org
Page 1. The Intelligence Challenges of Hybrid Threats Gregory F. Treverton Focus on Cyber and Virtual Realm Page 2. Page 3. The Intelligence Challenges of Hybrid Threats Focus on Cyber and Virtual Realm Page 4. Page 5. The Intelligence Challenges of Hybrid Threats …

The Intelligence Challengesof Hybrid Threats: Focus on Cyber and Virtual Realm
G Treverton – 2018 – diva-portal.org
Page 1. The Intelligence Challenges of Hybrid Threats Gregory F. Treverton Focus on Cyber and Virtual Realm Page 2. Page 3. The Intelligence Challenges of Hybrid Threats Focus on Cyber and Virtual Realm Page 4. Page 5. The Intelligence Challenges of Hybrid Threats …

President Donald Trump and His Political Discourse: Ramifications of Rhetoric via Twitter
M Lockhart – 2018 – books.google.com
Page 1. DONALDIRUMP ANDHSºlº DISCOURSE – EDTED BY MICHEELOCKHARI – | Tweets Following Followers 37.6K 45 52.2M Page 2. PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP AND HIS POLITICAL DISCOURSE President Donald …

Computer-Driven Creativity Stands At The Forefront Of Artificial Intelligence And Its Potential Impact On Literary …
P Gervás – AC/E Digital Culture Annual Report.: Digital Trends in …, 2018 – books.google.com
Page 88. COMPUTER-DRIVEN CREATIVITY STANDS AT THE FOREFRONT OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND ITS POTENTIAL IMPACT ON LITERARY COMPOSITION Pablo Gervás Pablo Gervás has been working for …

Misleading or Falsification: Inferring Deceptive Strategies and Types in Online News and Social Media
S Volkova, JY Jang – Companion of the The Web Conference 2018 on …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
Page 1. Misleading or Falsification? Inferring Deceptive Strategies and Types in Online News and Social Media Svitlana Volkova, Jin Yea Jang? Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Richland, Washington svitlana.volkova@pnnl.gov,jinyea.jang@keti.re.kr …

Tech Tock…
H Cohen – 2018 – belfercenter.org
… Policy & legal solutions Legislative solutions to battle bots Twitter bots have contributed to the spread of mis- and disinformation … can’t hide the exact number of fake accounts (because laws require that bots be identified), investors will remove those bots from the Twitter user …

Terrorism and Protean Power: How Terrorists Navigate Uncertainty
B Mendelsohn – CAMBRIDGE STUDIES IN INTERNATIONAL …, 2018 – books.google.com
… The organization also uses manipulation to increase the visibility of its message. For example, it uses Twitter bots to amplify the effectiveness of tweets, so that a tweet is retweeted automatically and at specifically tailored intervals in order to make it trend …

Sneak into Devil’s Colony-A study of Fake Profiles in Online Social Networks and the Cyber Law
MA Wani, S Jabin, G Yazdani, N Ahmadd – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2018 – arxiv.org
… They can be used to assist the internet users as well. For example, chatbots [103] can be used to help students to answer their day-to-day queries and the bots which are developed for daily activities like weather update (eg Twitter bots) are the examples of good bots …

Towards design sociology
D Lupton – Sociology Compass, 2018 – Wiley Online Library
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Incorporating Privileged Information to Unsupervised Anomaly Detection
S Shekhar, L Akoglu – arXiv preprint arXiv:1805.02269, 2018 – arxiv.org
Page 1. Incorporating Privileged Information to Unsupervised Anomaly Detection Shubhranshu Shekhar Leman Akoglu Carnegie Mellon University Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy {shubhras, lakoglu}@andrew.cmu.edu Abstract …

Innovative data mining techniques and applications in social networks
? ??????? – 2018 – nemertes.lis.upatras.gr
… The provided strate- gies for social bot detection suggest machine learning techniques using behavioural and structural features [33, 11, 75]. In Darpa Twitter bot challenge [111] different teams focused on the identification of influence bots inside on the Twitter network …

Unpopular Opinions on Legal Scholarship
CL Roberts – 2018 – papers.ssrn.com
Page 1. UNPOPULAR OPINIONS ON LEGAL SCHOLARSHIP Caprice L. Roberts† The life of the mind filling spaces visible and invisible until the words flow onto the page and out into cyberspace (please don’t cite without permission …

NAVIGATING SOCIAL JOURNALISM
M Hirst – content.taylorfrancis.com
Page 1. Page 2. NAVIGATING SOCIAL JOURNALISM Public trust in the once powerful institutions of the News Establishment is declining. Sharing, curating and producing news via social media channels may offer an alternative …

Mutual Clustering Coefficient-based Suspicious-link Detection approach for Online Social Networks
MA Wani, S Jabin – arXiv preprint arXiv:1805.00537, 2018 – arxiv.org
Page 1. Mutual Clustering Coefficient-based Suspicious-link Detection Approach for Online Social Networks Mudasir Ahmad Wani Suraiya Jabin mudassir148001@ st.jmi.ac.in sjabin@jmi.ac.in Department of Computer Science …

Identity on Social Networks as a Cue: Identity, Retweets, and Credibility
X Lin, PR Spence – Communication Studies, 2018 – Taylor & Francis
Page 1. Identity on Social Networks as a Cue: Identity, Retweets, and Credibility Xialing Lin & Patric R. Spence The current study investigates how social media affordances influence individuals’ source credibility perceptions …

INVENTIVE TENSIONS: A CONVERSATION
L Kimbell, M Guggenheim, N Marres, A Wilkie – THE SOCIAL – wrap.warwick.ac.uk
… of London, 2010). Wilkie, A., M. Michael, and M. Plummer-Fernandez,’Speculative method and Twitter: Bots, Energy and Three Conceptual Characters’, The Sociological Review, 63.1 (2015), pp. 79–101. Williamson, B.,’The …

Political Marketing: How Social Media influenced the 2008-2016 US Presidential Elections and Best Practices Associated
M Swartley – 2018 – digitalcommons.liberty.edu
Page 1. Running head: POLITICAL MARKETING 1 Political Marketing: How Social Media influenced the 2008-2016 US Presidential Elections and Best Practices Associated Morgan Swartley A Senior Thesis submitted in partial …

The Stability of Economic Correlations over Time: Identifying Conditions under Which Survey Tracking Polls and Twitter Sentiment Yield Similar Conclusions
J Pasek, HY Yan, FG Conrad, F Newport… – Public Opinion …, 2018 – academic.oup.com
Abstract. Can Twitter data complement or supplement measures of economic confidence? This possibility was proposed in early work suggesting that sentiment surr.

#CancelTheDuggars and #BoycottTLC: Image repair or exploitation in reality television
A Diulio, CE Arendt – Public Relations Review, 2018 – Elsevier
… Pinterest. In addition, studying tweets on social media accounts can be a precarious method due to the prevalence of Twitter “bots”, or automated accounts that can post spam, or tweets either attacking or supporting other accounts …

Natural language generation for commercial applications
A van de Griend, W OOSTERHEERT, T HESKES – 2018 – machine2learn.com
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The Political Opinions of Virtual Assistants
C OJEDA – cjojeda.com
Page 1. The Political Opinions of Virtual Assistants CHRISTOPHER OJEDA University of Tennessee ABSTRACT Virtual assistants, such as Amazon’s Alexa or Apple’s Siri, are quickly becoming features of ev- eryday life, but little is known about their political opinions …

Influence Maximization for Fixed Heterogeneous Thresholds
PD Karampourniotis, BK Szymanski… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2018 – arxiv.org
Page 1. Influence Maximization for Fixed Heterogeneous Thresholds PD Karampourniotis1,2,3?, BK Szymanski3,4,5, G. Korniss2,3 March 9, 2018 1 IBM Research, Cambridge, MA, USA 2 Department of Physics, Applied Physics …

Understanding the unique characteristics of seasonal influenza illness to improve vaccine uptake in the US
R Bekkat-Berkani, L Romano-Mazzotti – Vaccine, 2018 – Elsevier
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Designing And Doing: Enacting Energy-And-Community
A Wilkie, M Michael – THE SOCIAL – eprints.goldsmiths.ac.uk
Page 125. 125 5 DESIGNING AND DOING: ENACTING ENERGY-AND- COMMUNITY Alex Wilkie, Mike Michael Introduction in this chapter, We report on an interdisciplinary proJect–coM- bining expertise in science and technology …

Temporal Validity in Online Social Science
K Munger – 2018 – q-aps.princeton.edu
Page 1. Temporal Validity in Online Social Science Kevin Munger December 11, 2018 Abstract The centrality of the internet to modern life means that the social and political world is changing faster and less predictably than ever before …

Planetary Kantsaywhere: Cognitive capitalist universities and accumulation by cognitive dispossession
EK Wyly, JK Dhillon – City, 2018 – Taylor & Francis
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An ideological asymmetry in the diffusion of moralized content on social media among political elites
WJ Brady, JA Wills, D Burkart, JT Jost, JJ Van – 2018 – osf.io
Page 1. Running Head: IDEOLOGY ASSYMETRY IN MORAL CONTAGION 1 **This is a PsyArXiv Preprint version of the paper forthcoming in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: General** An ideological asymmetry in the …

Brady et al. 2018_JEPG_An ideological asymmetry in the diffusion of moralized content among political elites
WJ Brady, JJ Van Bavel, J Jost, J Wills – 2018 – psyarxiv.com
Page 1. Running Head: IDEOLOGY ASSYMETRY IN MORAL CONTAGION 1 **This is a PsyArXiv Preprint version of the paper forthcoming in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: General** An ideological asymmetry in the …

A Networked Self and Human Augmentics, Artificial Intelligence, Sentience
Z Papacharissi – 2018 – books.google.com
… What if we dare to design machines that do not obey and serve, but disagree with us and challenge our conventions and thinking? Sandry takes us down the path of what things would look like if we thought of chatbots and Twitter bots as social alterities …

Fake News and International Law
B Baade – European Journal of International Law, Forthcoming, 2018 – papers.ssrn.com
Page 1. Electronic copy available at: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3243345 KFG Working Paper Series • No. 18 • August 2018 Björnstjern Baade Fake News and International Law Page 2. Electronic copy available at: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3243345 2 | KFG Working Paper No …

Digital Hatred, Real Violence: Majoritarian Radicalisation and Social Media in India
M MIRCHANDANI – 2018 – orfonline.org
Page 1. AUGUST 2018 Digital Hatred, Real Violence: Majoritarian Radicalisation and Social Media in India MAYA MIRCHANDANI Page 2. Digital Hatred, Real Violence: Majoritarian Radicalisation and Social Media in India MAYA MIRCHANDANI Page 3. ABOUT THE AUTHOR …

Politics in the Social Media Era: The Relationship Between Social Media Use and Political Participation During the 2016 United States Presidential Election
KE Curry – 2018 – pdxscholar.library.pdx.edu
… United States. While this dissertation does not directly examine issues like fake news, Twitter bots or Facebook ad buys by Russian interests, the answers to the broader questions it does address provide important context to these specific topics …

Generic anomalous vertices detection utilizing a link prediction algorithm
D Kagan, Y Elovichi, M Fire – Social Network Analysis and Mining, 2018 – Springer
In the past decade, graph-based structures have penetrated nearly every aspect of our lives. The detection of anomalies in these networks has become increasingly important, such as in exposing…

Strategic Blind–Spots on Cyber Threats, Vectors and Campaigns
C Downes – The Cyber Defense Review, 2018 – JSTOR
Page 1. SPRING 2018 |79 INTRODUCTION In January 2017, the US Office of the Director of National Intelligence published a highly unusual public report outlining the Russian state-sponsored cyber- enabled campaign to distract, disrupt, and skew the 2016 US elections …

Engagement with news on Twitter: insights from Australia and Korea
R Ackland, M O’Neil, S Park – Asian Journal of Communication, 2018 – Taylor & Francis
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How Social Media Mashups Enable and Constrain Online Activism of Civil Society Organizations
OB Albu, MA Etter – Handbook of Communication for Development and …, 2018 – Springer
Page 1. How Social Media Mashups Enable and Constrain Online Activism of Civil Society Organizations Oana Brindusa Albu and Michael Andreas Etter Contents Introduction …

Russian information troops, disinformation, and democracy
V Lysenko, C Brooks – First Monday, 2018 – journals.uic.edu
Russian information troops, disinformation, and democracy.

Software Power as Soft Power. A Literature Review on Computational Propaganda Effects in Public Opinion and Political Process
RM Santini, L Agostini, CE Barros… – Partecipazione e …, 2018 – siba-ese.unisalento.it
Page 1. PACO, ISSN: 2035-6609 – Copyright © 2018 – University of Salento, SIBA: http://siba-ese.unisalento.it PArtecipazione e COnflitto * The Open Journal of Sociopolitical Studies http://siba-ese.unisalento.it/index.php/paco …

Multiscale Visualization and Exploration of Large Bipartite Graphs
N Pezzotti, JD Fekete, T Höllt, B Lelieveldt… – Computer Graphics …, 2018 – hal.inria.fr
Page 1. HAL Id: hal-01787046 https://hal.inria.fr/hal-01787046 Submitted on 7 May 2018 HAL is a multi-disciplinary open access archive for the deposit and dissemination of sci- entific research documents, whether they are pub- lished or not …

Comparing Cyber Defense Alternatives Using Rare-Event Simulation Techniques to Compute Network Risk
AL Krall – 2018 – scholarworks.rit.edu
Page 1. Rochester Institute of Technology RIT Scholar Works Theses Thesis/Dissertation Collections 5-2018 Comparing Cyber Defense Alternatives Using Rare-Event Simulation Techniques to Compute Network Risk Alexander Leon Krall alk2345@rit.edu …

Making Sense of Social Media for Public Health Decision-makers-The Case of Childhood Immunization in Ontario
Y Song – 2018 – macsphere.mcmaster.ca
Page 1. PhD. Thesis – YJ Song; McMaster University – Health Policy MAKING SENSE OF SOCIAL MEDIA FOR PUBLIC HEALTH DECISION-MAKERS – THE CASE OF CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATION IN ONTARIO Page 2. PhD …

A New Threat to Democracy? Examining the Democratic Implications of the Social Bot Phenomenon
J Gulliksen, E Helldén – 2018 – lup.lub.lu.se
Page 1. Lund University STVA22 Department of Political Science Tutor: Anders Uhlin 1 A New Threat to Democracy? Examining the Democratic Implications of the Social Bot Phenomenon Erik Helldén Johanna Gulliksen Page 2. 1 Abstract …

An Inclusive Ethical Design Perspective for a Flourishing Future with Artificial Intelligent Systems
A GERDES – European Journal of Risk Regulation – cambridge.org
… 28 23 Supra, note 19, p 110. 24 As in the epic case of Microsoft’s Twitter bot TAY, which was supposed to learn to communicate via real-time data streams of tweets. However, alas, overnight, Tay’s tweets turned evil-minded …

Business environmental analysis for textual data using data mining and sentence-level classification
YS Kim, HC Rim, DG Lee – Industrial Management & Data …, 2018 – emeraldinsight.com
Page 1. Business environmental analysis for textual data using data mining and sentence-level classification Yoon-Sung Kim and Hae-Chang Rim Department of Computer Science, Korea University, Seoul, Korea, and Do-Gil …

Quality Assessment of Social Media: Lessons Learnt from the Literature
AO Arroyo, T Onorati, P Diaz – 2018 22nd International …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… [7] Mønsted, Bjarke, Piotr Sapie?y?ski, Emilio Ferrara, and Sune Lehmann. “Evidence of Complex Contagion of Information in Social Media: An Experiment Using Twitter bots.” PLoS ONE, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0184148 …

Fluorescent, bioluminescent, and optogenetic approaches to study excitable physiology in the single cardiomyocyte
C Broyles, P Robinson, M Daniels – Cells, 2018 – mdpi.com
This review briefly summarizes the single cell application of classical chemical dyes used to visualize cardiomyocyte physiology and their undesirable toxicities which have the potential to confound experimental observations. We will discuss, in detail, the more recent iterative …

Complex contagion leads to complex dynamics in models coupling behaviour and disease
M Osborne, X Wang, J Tien – Journal of biological dynamics, 2018 – Taylor & Francis
Page 1. JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL DYNAMICS 2018, VOL. 12, NO. 1, 1035–1058 https://doi.org/10.1080/17513758.2018.1549278 Complex contagion leads to complex dynamics in models coupling behaviour and disease …

Validation of Twitter opinion trends with national polling aggregates: Hillary Clinton vs Donald Trump
A Bovet, F Morone, HA Makse – Scientific reports, 2018 – nature.com
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Detection of spam-posting accounts on Twitter
I Inuwa-Dutse, M Liptrott, I Korkontzelos – Neurocomputing, 2018 – Elsevier
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Speculative prototyping, frictions and counter-participation: A civic intervention with homeless individuals
M Tironi – Design Studies, 2018 – Elsevier
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On-the-fly Detection of Autogenerated Tweets
J Lundberg, J Nordqvist, A Matosevic – arXiv preprint arXiv:1802.01197, 2018 – arxiv.org
Page 1. On-the-fly Detection of Autogenerated Tweets Jonas Lundberg jonas.lundberg@lnu.se Jonas Nordqvist Antonio Matosevic February 6, 2018 Abstract Most previous work related to tweet classification have focused on …

The Spectacle of #TrumpsAmerica: Political Journalism, Networked Publics, and the Battle for Symbolic Power
SR Barnard – Citizens at the Gates, 2018 – Springer
Although social media platforms have long been lauded for their potential to challenge traditional power structures, they also help the rich get richer, in part through added attention from legacy…

Author Gender Profiling from texts and images in Twitter
P Garza, E Egyed-Zsigmond, G Ciccone – webthesis.biblio.polito.it
Page 1. POLITECNICO DI TORINO AND INSA DE LYON Master degree course in Computer Engineering Master Degree Thesis Author Gender Profiling from texts and images in Twitter Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Paolo Garza Prof. Dr. El?d Egyed-Zsigmond …

Artificial Intelligence: Risks to Privacy and Democracy
KM Manheim, L Kaplan – Forthcoming, Yale Journal of Law and …, 2018 – papers.ssrn.com
Page 1. Electronic copy available at: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3273016 1 Artificial Intelligence: Risks to Privacy and Democracy Karl Manheim1 and Lyric Kaplan2 A “Democracy Index” is published annually by the Economist …

Complex contagions: A decade in review
D Guilbeault, J Becker, D Centola – Complex Spreading Phenomena in …, 2018 – Springer
Since the publication of “Complex Contagions and the Weakness of Long Ties” in 2007, complex contagions have been studied across an enormous variety of social domains. In reviewing this decade of…

Corruption and Coercion: The Year in Elections 2017
P Norris, T Wynter, S Cameron – … Project annual report …, 2018 – electoralintegrityproject.com
Page 1. Corruption and Coercion: The Year in Elections 2017 Pippa Norris, Thomas Wynter and Sarah Cameron The Electoral Integrity Project PEI 6.0 www. ElectoralIntegrityProject.com March 2018 Page 2. THE YEAR IN ELECTIONS …

Aesthetics and Affect: Engaging Energy Communities
M Michael, A Wilkie, L Ovalle – Science as Culture, 2018 – Taylor & Francis
Page 1. Aesthetics and Affect: Engaging Energy Communities Mike Michaela, Alex Wilkieb and Liliana Ovalleb aDepartment of Sociology, Philosophy and Anthropology, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK; bDepartment of Design, Goldsmiths, University of London, London, UK …

Internet and Democracy in the Network Society: Theory and Practice Continued
JAGM van Dijk, KL Hacker – 2018 – taylorfrancis.com
… on the Internet have emerged that are often seen as drawbacks for democracy: fake news and other disinformation on the Web, so- called ‘echo chambers’ where only the like- minded are communicating, elections influenced by hostile hackers, ‘trolls’ or Twitterbots on social …

(WKSP) Sentiment Analysis of Twitter Samples That Differentiates Impact of User Participation Levels
K Hemmings-Jarrett, J Jarrett, MB Blake – 2018 IEEE International …, 2018 – computer.org
… Journal of Computational Science, 16, 1-7. [12] Wilkie, A., Michael, M., & Plummer-Fernandez, M. (2015). Speculative method and Twitter: Bots, energy and three conceptual characters. The Sociological Review, 63(1), 79-101 …

Anonymity and Democracy: Absence as Presence in the Public Sphere
H ASENBAUM – American Political Science Review, 2018 – cambridge.org
Page 1. American Political Science Review, Page 1 of 14 doi:10.1017/S0003055418000163 © American Political Science Association 2018 Anonymity and Democracy: Absence as Presence in the Public Sphere HANS ASENBAUM University of Westminster …

Characterizing Interconnections and Linguistic Patterns in Twitter
J Messias – arXiv preprint arXiv:1804.00084, 2018 – arxiv.org
… It reinforces the importancy of using demographic information to provide diversity in recommendation systems. More recently, in 2016, a Microsoft Twitter bot that uses artificial intelligence quickly became a racist Victor [2016]. It also highlights the need for a better under …

Electronic Literature
S Rettberg – 2018 – books.google.com
Page 1. |-| ECTRON |C |_||E|RATURE- SCOTT RETTBERG Page 2. Contents Cover Dedication Copyright Acknowledgments 1 Genres of Electronic Literature Defining electronic literature Reconsidering genre in electronic literature …

Using sentiment analysis to define twitter political users’ classes and their homophily during the 2016 American presidential election
JA Caetano, HS Lima, MF Santos… – Journal of Internet …, 2018 – jisajournal.springeropen.com
This paper proposes an analysis of political homophily among Twitter users during the 2016 American Presidential Election. We collected 4.9 million tweets of 18450 users and their contact network from August 2016 to November 2016. We defined six user classes regarding their …

Countering Russia’S Hybrid Threats: An Update
L JOPLING – nato-pa.int
Page 1. COMMITTEE ON THE CIVIL DIMENSION OF SECURITY (CDS) COUNTERING RUSSIA’S HYBRID THREATS: AN UPDATE Special Report by Lord JOPLING (United Kingdom) Special Rapporteur 166 CDS 18 E fin | Original: English | 1st October 2018 Page 2 …

Trump Tweets, the World Reacts: Understanding What Is Relevant and Why
RJ Baron, D DeWerth-Palllmeyer, A Diddi, PL Gibson… – 2018 – books.google.com
Page 1. Trump Tweets, the World Reacts Understanding What Is Relevant and Why Edited by Regina Luttrell Page 2. Trump Tweets, The World Reacts Page 3. Page 4. Trump Tweets, The World Reacts Understanding What Is …

Four Internets: The Geopolitics of Digital Governance
K O’Hara, W Hall – 2018 – cigionline.org
Page 1. CIGI Papers No. 206 — December 2018 Four Internets: The Geopolitics of Digital Governance Kieron O’Hara and Wendy Hall Page 2. Page 3. CIGI Papers No. 206 — December 2018 Four Internets: The Geopolitics of Digital Governance Kieron O’Hara and Wendy Hall …

The US Needs Trolls: Strategic Concepts to Command the Gray Zone Struggle Technology and Doctrine to Revolutionize Influence Warfare
JS Samet – 2018 – apps.dtic.mil
Page 1. REPORT DOCUMENTATION PAGE Form Approved 0MB No. 0704-0188 The public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 1 hour per response, including the time for revievving instructions …

Elections and the Twitter Community: The Case of Right-Wing and Left-Wing Primaries for the 2017 French Presidential Election
K Sokolova, C Perez – … in Social Networks Analysis and Mining …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… [16] D. Guilbeault and S. Woolley, “How Twitter bots Are Shaping the Election,” The Atlantic, 2016. [17] B. Kollanyi, PN Howard, and SC Woolley, “Bots and Automation over Twitter during the First US Election,” Data Memo, 2016 …

RUSSIAN MEDDLING IN ELECTIONS AND REFERENDA IN THE ALLIANCE
S DAVIS – nato-pa.int
Page 1. SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE (STC) RUSSIAN MEDDLING IN ELECTIONS AND REFERENDA IN THE ALLIANCE General Report by Susan DAVIS (United States) General Rapporteur 181 STC 18 E fin | Original: English | 18 November 2018 Page 2 …

Opinion dynamics with stubborn agents
DS Hunter, T Zaman – arXiv preprint arXiv:1806.11253, 2018 – arxiv.org
Page 1. Opinion Dynamics with Stubborn Agents D. Scott Hunter Operations Research Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA 02139 dshunter@mit. edu Tauhid Zaman Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts …

The more attacks, the more retweets: Trump’s and Clinton’s agenda setting on Twitter
J Lee, W Xu – Public Relations Review, 2018 – Elsevier
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Uncovering Causality from Multivariate Hawkes Integrated Cumulants
M Achab, E Bacry, S Gaïffas, I Mastromatteo… – Journal of Machine …, 2018 – jmlr.org
Page 1. Journal of Machine Learning Research 18 (2018) 1-28 Submitted 5/17; Revised 9/17; Published 4/18 Uncovering Causality from Multivariate Hawkes Integrated Cumulants Massil Achab MASSIL.ACHAB@M4X.ORG …

Social Media As Experiments In Sociality
N Marres, C Gerlitz – THE SOCIAL – eprints.goldsmiths.ac.uk
Page 253. 253 1 1 SOCIAL MEDIA AS EXPERIMENTS IN SOCIALITY Noortje Marres, Carolin Gerlitz Introduction What does the ‘social’in social media refer to? This question has been much debated in recent years, and the …

Unpacking a citizen self-tracking device: Smartness and idiocy in the accumulation of cycling mobility data
M Tironi, M Valderrama – Environment and Planning D …, 2018 – journals.sagepub.com
Based on the Smart Cities imaginary, the bottom-up project Stgo2020 created a self-tracking device known as Rastreador Urbano de Bicicletas (or Urban Bicycle Tr…

Yesterday’s HadalyOn Voicing a Feminist Media Archaeology
P Flaig – Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media …, 2018 – read.dukeupress.edu
Page 1. Figure 1. IRENE (Image, Reconstruct, Erase Noise, Etc.), an optical scanning system and digital medium for channeling fragile, analog- inscribed voices. Photograph by Abby Brack Lewis. Courtesy of the Library of Congress Page 2 …

Interactions3: language, demographics, and personality: an in-depth analysis of German tweets
ML Raess – 2018 – cardinalscholar.bsu.edu
Page 1. INTERACTIONS 3 : LANGUAGE, DEMOGRAPHICS, AND PERSONALITY; AN IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS OF GERMAN TWEETS A DISSERTATION SUBMITTED TO THE GRADUATE SCHOOL IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DEGREE …

Ecologies of participation in socio-technical change: The case of energy system transitions
J Chilvers, H Pallett, T Hargreaves – Energy Research & Social Science, 2018 – Elsevier
Studies of societal engagement with socio-technical change are undergoing a systemic turn. Rather than simply viewing public engagement in science, policy and b.

Combating Russian Disinformation
PM BARRETT, T WADHWA… – Center for …, 2018 – disinfoportal.org
Page 1. Combating Russian Disinformation: PAUL M. BARRETT, TARA WADHWA, AND DOROTHÉE BAUMANN-PAULY July 2018 Center for Business and Human Rights The Case for Stepping Up the Fight Online Page 2 …

Twitter and the #So-CalledJudge
T Elizabeth – SMUL Rev., 2018 – HeinOnline
Page 1. TWITTER AND THE #SO-CALLEDJUDGE Elizabeth Thornburg* ABSTRACT Two-hundred-eighty characters may be insufficient to deliver a treatise on the judiciary, but it is more than enough to deliver criticism of the third branch of government …

Copula based classifier fusion under statistical dependence
O Ozdemir, TG Allen, S Choi… – IEEE transactions on …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
Page 1. Copula Based Classifier Fusion Under Statistical Dependence Onur Ozdemir , Member, IEEE, Thomas G. Allen, Member, IEEE, Sora Choi, Thakshila Wimalajeewa , Member, IEEE, and Pramod K. Varshney , Life Fellow, IEEE …

Quali-quantitative methods beyond networks: Studying information diffusion on Twitter with the Modulation Sequencer
D Moats, E Borra – Big Data & Society, 2018 – journals.sagepub.com
Although the rapid growth of digital data and computationally advanced methods in the social sciences has in many ways exacerbated tensions between the so-calle…

Mining Temporal Activity Patterns On Social Media
N Chavoshi – 2018 – digitalrepository.unm.edu
Page 1. University of New Mexico UNM Digital Repository Computer Science ETDs Engineering ETDs Summer 7-1-2018 Mining Temporal Activity Patterns On Social Media Nikan Chavoshi University of New Mexico Follow …

What Every Policymaker Needs to Know
P Scharre, MC Horowitz – 2018 – indexinvestor.com
Page 1. JUNE 2018 ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE What Every Policymaker Needs to Know Paul Scharre and Michael C. Horowitz Preface by Robert O. Work Page 2. About the Authors About the Technology & National Security Program Technology is changing our lives …

Searching Anthropology and Twitter Do” new” fields require new tools?
EJ Tollaas – 2018 – duo.uio.no
Page 1. Searching Anthropology and Twitter Do “new” fields require new tools? Erlend J. Tollaas Masteroppgave i Sosialantropologi Vår 2018 UNIVERSITETET I OSLO 15.05.2018 Page 2. II Page 3. III Searching Twitter and Anthropology Do “new” fields require new tools …

Behavioral communities and the atomic structure of networks
MO Jackson, E Storms – Available at SSRN 3049748, 2018 – papers.ssrn.com
Page 1. Electronic copy available at: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3049748 Behavioral Communities and the Atomic Structure of Networks Matthew O. Jackson and Evan C. Storms ? October 2017 Abstract We develop a theory …

False information on web and social media: A survey
S Kumar, N Shah – arXiv preprint arXiv:1804.08559, 2018 – arxiv.org
… false information on Twitter, not bots. Using the BotOrNot Twitter bot-detection tool developed by Davis et al [21], they identified the bot and non-bot accounts that engaged in false information spread. They found that on Twitter …

Elastic phone: towards detecting and mitigating computation and energy inefficiencies in mobile apps
MMSD Almeida – 2018 – upcommons.upc.edu
Page 1. Elastic Phone Towards Detecting and Mitigating Computation and Energy Inefficiencies in Mobile Apps Mario Manuel Sa Dias e Pinto de Almeida Supervisor: Jeremy Blackburn Tutor: Leandro Navarro Moldes Department of Computer Architecture …

Offline and Online Communication and Participation Among the European Turkish Diaspora during the Gezi Park Protests: A Multi-Method Approach
RI GIGLOU – lirias2repo.kuleuven.be
Page 1. FACULTEIT SOCIALE WETENSCHAPPEN Offline and Online Communication and Participation Among the European Turkish Diaspora during the Gezi Park Protests: A Multi-Method Approach Roya IMANI GIGLOU …

Cyberwar: How Russian Hackers and Trolls Helped Elect a President What We Don’t, Can’t, and Do Know
KH Jamieson – 2018 – books.google.com
Page 1. BER – How Russian Hackers and Trolls Helped Elect a President KATHLEEN HALL JAMIES0N Page 2. CYBERWAR Page 3. Page 4. KATHLEEN HALL JAMIESON CYBERWAR How Russian Hackers and Trolls Helped …

Marketing and Advertising Terrorist Propaganda: An Analisys of Modern Means and Methods used by Islamic Terrorist Organizations
M Gentile – 2018 – dspace.unive.it
Page 1. Master’s Degree Programme in Languages, Economics and Institutions of Asia and North Africa LM40-15 Final Thesis Marketing and Advertising Terrorist Propaganda: An Analysis of Modern Means and Methods used by Islamic Terrorist Organizations Supervisor Ch …

Marketing and Advertising Terrorist Propaganda
CPB De Poli, CPM Salati, M Gentile – researchgate.net
Page 1. Master’s Degree Programme in Languages, Economics and Institutions of Asia and North Africa LM40-15 Final Thesis Marketing and Advertising Terrorist Propaganda: An Analysis of Modern Means and Methods used by Islamic Terrorist Organizations Supervisor Ch …

Using Machine Learning to Detect Fake Identities: Bots vs Humans
E Van Der Walt, J Eloff – IEEE Access, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… [4] VS Subrahmanian et al. (2016). ”The DARPA Twitter bot challenge.” [Online]. Available: https://arxiv.org/abs/1601.05140 [5] Y. Li, O. Martinez, X. Chen, Y. Li, and JE Hopcroft, ”In a world that counts: Clustering and detecting fake social engagement at scale,” in Proc. 25th Int …

 

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