Twitter suspends over 70 million bots in two months to combat fake news
Twitter has suspended more than 70 million accounts in May and June to combat fake news according to the Washington Post.
Twitter suspends over 70 million bots in past months to combat fake news
The data was provided to the Washington Post by a person with access to one of Twitter’s “Firehose” products, which organizations buy to track tweets and social media metrics.
Twitter's move comes after it faced heavy backlash from U.S lawmakers and international regulators for US presidential election meddling. It then further banned ads from Russia Today and Sputnik.
The social media platform is also attempting to bolster transparency tools as midterm elections approach.
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