Posts Tagged: comments

Over 1.3 million anti-net neutrality FCC comments are likely fakes

It's no secret that bots flooded the FCC with comments supporting its plans to kill net neutrality. But just how many comments were fraudulent? All too many, according to data scientist Jeff Kao. He recently conducted a study that used natural langua…
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Mark Zuckerberg explains post-election comments he now ‘regrets’

Last November, Mark Zuckerberg said, "Personally, I think the idea that fake news on Facebook, of which it's a very small amount of the content, influenced the election in any way is a pretty crazy idea." Nearly a year later, and after evidence has b…
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Twitch comments for pre-recorded videos are like a slow chatroom

If we've learned anything from experiments like Twitch Plays Pokemon, it's that a large part of the streaming site's success lies on the enthusiasm of its community. Twitch viewers don't just watch streams, they participate by flooding their favorite…
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