Hacker Mimicked Thousands of Real Twitter Users to Build a Bot Army

Whether they’re spreading porn, selling Trump memorabilia, or intimidating activists on a mass scale, bots have become an established part of Twitter. But making your own bot army may not be a trivial task; obviously, it can take time to manufacture a load of accounts, and making them believable enough to trick onlookers can be a pain.

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