There are 48 Million Twitter Bots

March 13, 2017 - 1:42pm Not that Twitter needs any more bad news to come out about their social network, but a new study has found that nearly a sixth of all their active accounts are likely bots. Last month Twitter said that they have about 319 million monthly active users throughout the world, which is quite an impressive number. The University of Southern California, conducted research that found as many as 48 million of those 319 million are actually just bots that are designed to act like real people. These bots can perform any type of action that a person would do, including favoriting Brought to you by Pace Lattin

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