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Co-ordinated groups of Twitter bots pushing pro-Russian propaganda have developed an odd but occasionally effective strategy – retweeting messages that the bot-makers disagree with and flooding their enemies with followers.

Source: BBC Technology News

Date: September 12th, 2017

Link: http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-trending-41203789

Discussion

1) Thinking of this from a digital marketing perspective, how could you use this methodology to help the company you are working for?

2) Should bots be illegal, and how would you enforce it if they were illegal?

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