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Crypto Twitter Bots Have Become Discomfit Beyond Expectations
« on: August 09, 2018, 11:34:59 pm »
One of the industry’s illest exponents is a permeating, network of scam bots that has rapidly come to trash the space of Twitter. While several social media users have become wanted to the continuous “Ethereum giveaway” scams that decorate the profile of any cryptocurrency industry figure, the puzzle started to spread over into various sectors of the internet. Earlier this summer, Elon Musk notably called out Tue bots, when he made his first cite to Ethereum in the way of a tongue-in-cheek comment about the perturbing Exacters.

A cybersecurity firm  has published a new research indicating how worse the puzzling circumstance of crypto scam bots has turned into on Twitter, showing a big network of a minimum of 15,000  self standing accounts. The researchers and experts used machine learning to differentiate real and not accounts, and in addition, classifying overall scammers by their proclivity towards crypto. All in all, the firm trawled at least 88 million Twitter accounts, putting the 200 tweets into consideration, hence concluding that at least 15,000 were for real not accounts conscientious directly to scamming through crypto.

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The study shows the malevolent sort of the bots, depending on the expectations of users that see a profile picture plus the blue check mark indication of authentic accounts such as Vitalik Buterin and Binance, despite being operated by bots.

“Users are likely to trust a tweet more or less depending on how many times it’s been retweeted or liked. Those behind this particular botnet know this, and have designed it to exploit this very tendency.”

Read the details in the article of Coinidol dot com, the world blockchain news outlet: https://coinidol.com/crypto-twitter-bots-have-become-discomfit-beyond-expectations/


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Crypto Twitter Bots Have Become Discomfit Beyond Expectations
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