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Bots don't spread fake news on Twitter, people do, say MIT eggheads

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The takeaway

Man bites dog is news, dog bites man is not, and bots operate as (more or less) linear amplifiers. The paper sounds like a reasonable antidote to the current moral panic over FaceBook, Twitter, and the Russians. It will be subjected to immediate social network attenuation.

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