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Researchers: Nearly Half Of Accounts Tweeting About Coronavirus Are Likely Bots | NPR

Nearly half of the Twitter accounts spreading messages on the social media platform about the coronavirus pandemic are likely bots, researchers at Carnegie Mellon University said Wednesday.

Researchers culled through more than 200 million tweets discussing the virus since January and found that about 45% were sent by accounts that behave more like computerized robots than humans.

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Source: Researchers: Nearly Half Of Accounts Tweeting About Coronavirus Are Likely Bots | NPR

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