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Did Donald Trump Donate to NAMBLA? Meet the Bot That Wants You to Think So

by Melanie Ehrenkranz, Mic

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This is what would happen if Reddit was nothing but bots

by Patrick Hogan, Fusion

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Reddit’s Bit Of New Bot

I often spend time on /r/news and /r/worldnews. If you’ve spent time there, you’ll notice there’s a bot called Bit Of News which summarizes articles for you. Like this:

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It only works, I think, on articles above a certain comment/like threshold. Here’s the code that it uses. But here’s what’s really, really smart. (@melodykramer, Social Media Desk at NPR)

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Why This Bot’s Crappy Photos Got Way More Likes, Favorites and Comments than Your Good Ones

We ran across Redditor rorrr’s experiment a couple of days ago when he commented on the video below about how to compete with cat photos. It’s a great video on self-promotion and well worth the watch, but rorrr‘s experiment proves just how useful one of the pieces of advice they give in the video really is. (DL Cade, PetaPixel)

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