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episode 70: Amplification bots and how to detect them. [Research Saturday]


Researchers from Duo Security have been analyzing the behavior of Twitter bots in a series of posts on their web site. Their most recent dive into the subject explores amplification bots, which boost the impact of tweets through likes and retweets.


Jordan Wright is a principal R&D engineer at Duo Security, and he joins us to share their findings.

Link to the original research - 

https://duo.com/labs/research/anatomy-of-twitter-bots-amplification-bots


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 2019-01-26  22m