Measuring Twitter bots' effects on the opinions of real people can yield surprising results about what makes them influential.
Zimbabwe's upcoming elections potentially marks the start of a new order in the country, where the stakes are extremely high.
Delivery bots, maintenance drones and care robots are all being tested in real world contexts – and that's just the beginning.
Bots and fake accounts on Twitter helped sway the U.S. presidential election in 2016. Here's how the social media platform has purportedly tried, and failed, to combat threats to democracy.
Thirteen Russians were charged Friday with using social media to interfere with the 2016 election. A media expert explains why this should not lead to government regulation of social media.
A new survey reveals that while most young Australians get news from online sources, they lack the skills to distinguish fake news.
The unexpected behaviour of even simple bots is only going to get more dramatic as AI scales up.
Our whole system of political campaigning needs a reboot.