Tag Archives: Bots

What Elon Musk gets wrong about free speech, Twitter bots, and content moderation

  By Filippo Menczer October 28, 2022 Elon Musk’s acquisition of Twitter on October 27, 2022, has triggered renewed debate about what it means for the future of the social media platform, which plays an important role in determining the news and information many people—especially Americans—are exposed to.     In addition to expanding Twitter’s … Continue reading What Elon Musk gets wrong about free speech, Twitter bots, and content moderation

AI and Machine Learning in Finance: How Bots are Helping the Industry

AI and Machine Learning in Finance: How Bots are Helping the Industry Khushboo Sharma / 17 Aug 2022   Artificial intelligence and ML are making considerable inroads in finance. They are the critical aspect of various financial applications, including evaluating risks, managing assets, calculating credit scores, and approving loans. Businesses use AI and ML: To make … Continue reading AI and Machine Learning in Finance: How Bots are Helping the Industry

Social Selling on Facebook: Understanding Messenger Bots

Jock Breitwieser September 16, 2020 Facebook sees Messenger, their Facebook-connected instant messaging and texting app, as playing a significant role in the future of the company. Facebook itself has 2.3 billion monthly active users. Facebook Messenger has more than 1.3 billion active users. Many of those users use the platform as a primary communication channel. … Continue reading Social Selling on Facebook: Understanding Messenger Bots

Bots Take On Human Behavior, As Google, Facebook Work To Stop Misinformation

Bots Take On Human Behavior, As Google, Facebook Work To Stop Misinformation by Laurie Sullivan , Staff Writer @lauriesullivan, April 3, 2020 Data released this week found that 58.1% of bots identified in February could mimic human behavior, meaning that they can disguise their identity and create fake accounts on social media sites to post propaganda … Continue reading Bots Take On Human Behavior, As Google, Facebook Work To Stop Misinformation

How to Write Your Resume for Humans and Bots – 3 Resume Trends for 2019

Virginia Franco — March 3, 2019 Follow @VAFrancoResumes — March 3, 2019 Today’s job searchers face an unexpected dichotomy – a job search that requires them to blend technology with methods as old as time. While somewhere between 70 percent and 85 percent of people found roles as a result of social networking and referrals, … Continue reading How to Write Your Resume for Humans and Bots – 3 Resume Trends for 2019

How Facebook Messenger Bots Can Help Your Business Grow

Susan Gilbert — February 26, 2018 Follow @SusanGilbert — February 26, 2018 Get More Exposure for Your Business with Facebook Messenger Bots Would you like to experience more one-on-one communication with your leads and customers? Bots on Facebook Messenger are quickly becoming an effective tool for business, and can especially help attract more sales through … Continue reading How Facebook Messenger Bots Can Help Your Business Grow

6 ways the Era of Bots could dramatically change how products are marketed and sold

The CEO of a bot-building platform envisions the real impact of bot-based commerce. Barry Levine on September 25, 2017    Let’s assume that software bots continue to proliferate, grow more intelligent and capable, and even generate a bot-to-bot ecosystem, where yours talks to mine and they both talk to brands’. What then? The huge ripple … Continue reading 6 ways the Era of Bots could dramatically change how products are marketed and sold

Consumers over bots: Why site crawlers don’t hold all the answers

Site crawlers are valuable tools in the SEO toolbox, but columnist David Freeman warns that search marketers should not use them as a replacement for manual analysis. David Freeman on July 13, 2017   Advances in technology have driven efficiency in SEO, where site crawlers such as Botify, DeepCrawl and ScreamingFrog have flourished. These tools … Continue reading Consumers over bots: Why site crawlers don’t hold all the answers