Follow Bot Pro EU

In this episode John and Mike discuss the problem of hyper partisan social media activity and the bot-like characteristics of some actors in the 'Follow Back Pro EU' or #FBPE movement on Twitter.

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Show notes

Mentionmapp's observations and notes (listen to audio for explanations).

Number of maps - 13 total

Feb 5, 6, 7, x 3

Feb 8, 9, x 2

2600 total tweets

 

698 unique profiles - at least 1 tweet

Selected those profiles who appeared in 2 or more maps = 121 profiles (116 classified as remain)

 

Big problem -  69 of 116 (remain) = Oxford Internet Institute baseline tweet level (50+ per day)  to be considered cyborgs (2 real bots)

400+ tweets = 2

300+ tweets = 6

200+ tweets =13

100+ tweets = 24

50+ tweets = 25

 

As well -

50 profiles anonymous

6 grey-eggs

11 - “sockpuppet-like”

 

screen name

date joined

ave. tweets/day

 

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