On Social Media, Lax Enforcement Lets Impostor Accounts Thrive by NICHOLAS CONFESSORE and GABRIEL J.X. DANCE

Millions of “bots” posing as real users are promoting celebrities, spreading misinformation and sowing discord. And it’s far easier to build a bot than to kill one.

Published: February 20, 2018 at 01:00AM

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