👓 The Follower Factory | New York Times

The Follower Factory by Nicholas Confessore (New York Times)
Everyone wants to be popular online. Some even pay for it. Inside social media’s black market.

A great story which just touches on the fringes of the reasons why it would be useful for many bots (particular kinds) to be banned from social media websites.

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Author: Chris Aldrich

I'm a biomedical and electrical engineer with interests in information theory, complexity, evolution, genetics, signal processing, theoretical mathematics, and big history. I'm also a talent manager-producer-publisher in the entertainment industry with expertise in representation, distribution, finance, production, content delivery, and new media.

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