Trolls and Bots Are Disrupting Social Media — Here’s How AI Can Stop Them (Part 1)

By Jason Skowronski | July 30, 2019

Trolls and bots have a huge and often unrecognized influence on social media. They are used to influence conversations for commercial or political reasons. They allow small hidden groups of people to promote information supporting their agenda and a large scale. They can push their content to the top of people’s news feeds, search results, and shopping carts. Some say they can even influence presidential elections.

Can we use machine learning to identify suspicious posts and comments? The answer is yes, and we’ll show you how.