Technology Lab / Information Technology How Twitter’s new "BotMaker" filter flushes spam out of timelines

Lee Hutchinson, International Review of Research in Open, Aug 21, 2014
Commentary by Stephen Downes

I still maintain that it's easier to select for what you do want rather than to filter for what you don't want. But a centralized system, I think, can only attempt the latter. It doesn't help when the business model of the service provider involves sending you unwanted advertising messages. Anyhow, this is an interesting article about Twitter's Botmaker anti-spam system (and how it will be used to send you advertising).

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