Twitter bots appear to be be in line with the company’s estimate of below 5% — but you wouldn’t know it from how much they tweet, researchers say

Twitter and Meta found an influence network promoting US interests. Budrul Chukrut/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Fewer than 5% of monetizable user accounts on Twitter are controlled by bots, according to digital intelligence provider Similarweb. But bots still account for around 21%-29% of US content on Twitter. Elon Musk has been hedging on his deal […]

Taylor Swift Reputation: Sales estimate TOO HIGH? 'No way' album will reach THIS number

The star’s past releases have each sold jaw-dropping numbers of copies in their opening weeks in the US, and Billboard claims that record label Big Machine expects Reputation to set a new bar. Three years ago, Swift’s album 1989 shifted 1.29 million copies in just seven days, while 2012’s Red sold 1.21 million, and 2010’s […]

Harvey Caused Up To $108 Billion In Damage, According To New Estimate

Moody’s Analytics on Friday increased its estimate of damages from Harvey to between $ 86 billion and $ 108 billion after the storm’s second landfall battered Jefferson County, Texas. The new estimate makes the storm the second-worst in recent history, the company said in a release. Moody’s Analytics said the biggest hit was inflicted upon […]

The White House’s estimate of coverage losses under the GOP’s health care plan is even larger than the CBO

REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque The White House ran an internal examination of the potential impacts of the American Health Care Act and found that the number of Americans who would be uninsured within 10 years could actually be closer to 26 million, not the 24 million projected by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO). Politico viewed a document outlining the White […]