On Social Media, Lax Enforcement Lets Impostor Accounts Thrive by NICHOLAS CONFESSORE and GABRIEL J.X. DANCE


By NICHOLAS CONFESSORE and GABRIEL J.X. DANCE

Millions of “bots” posing as real users are promoting celebrities, spreading misinformation and sowing discord. And it’s far easier to build a bot than to kill one.

Published: February 19, 2018 at 02:00PM

from NYT Technology https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/20/technology/social-media-impostor-accounts.html?partner=IFTTT
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