The New York Times examined 4,600 Twitter accounts that retweeted Chinese envoys and state-run media outlets in one recent week and discovered that many were likely bots. The analysis revealed that nearly one in seven of these accounts tweeted almost nothing original, one in three accounts were created in the past three months and one in seven accounts had zero followers. Some of the accounts...
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Ban It, Divest It or Regulate It? Washington Looks for an Answer to TikTok
Hi, welcome to your Weekend!Interesting dinner table discussion this week: My 13-year-old daughter, hearing about Nancy Scola’s cover story on TikTok’s war in Washington, offered her prediction for what would happen if the U.S. took the drastic step of banning the app.“Every teenager in America would refuse to come out of their rooms,” she said. “They’d be so mad. They just wouldn’t go out...
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