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Massive Networks Of Fake Twitter Accounts Were Found




Massive Networks Of Fake Twitter Accounts Were Found

The research suggested that massive collections of fake accounts were lying dormant on the Twitter site. Twitter was the largest network that ties together with more than 350,000 accounts, and further work suggests others might be even bigger.

The UK researchers have accidentally uncovered the lurking networks while probing to see how people use the microblogging site, Twitter.

Found that some of the accounts had been used to fake follower numbers and partly used to send spam messages and other were used to boost the interest in the trending topics.

Bots in Twitter were the accounts that would run remotely by someone who would automate the messages they wanted to send and the activities they carry out. Some people pay for it to get bots and to follow their account or to dilute the chatter about the controversial topics.Twitter

Juan Echeverria who uncovered the massive networks, a computer scientist at UCL and a graduate student said that it was difficult to assess exactly how many Twitter users were bots.

Mr.Echeverria’s research began to get a better understanding of how people use the social network by combing through a sample of 1 percent of Twitter users.

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However, the analysis of the data revealed some strange results that, when probed further, seemed to show a lot of linked accounts, which suggested one person or group was running the botnet. These accounts do not act like the bots other researchers had found already but were clearly not being headed by humans.

These accounts do not act like the bots other researchers had found already but were clearly not being led by humans. Mr.Echeverria’s research had earlier suggested the process that found out the bots that have missed these types of networks because they have to act differently to most automated accounts.

The researchers now started asking the public via a Twitter account and through a website to report the bots they spot to help them get a better idea of how prevalent they were. Many bots were evident because they have been created recently, and have strange usernames with few followers and a few little content in the messages.

The network of about 350,000 botnets stood out because all the accounts in it have shared several subtle characteristics and that revealed they were linked.

They includes

  • The message being posted only from the Windows Phones.
  • The tweets that were coming from the place where nobody lives.
  • Tweets that exclusively includes the Star Wars novels quotes.

Dr.Shi Zhou, a UCL senior lecturer and is the one oversaw Mr.Echeverria’s research said that it was unusual and surprising to discover such massive bots networks.

Dr.Zhou has also told the BBC that on considering all of the efforts already there in the detecting bots, it was quite amazing that we could still find so many bots which was much more than the previous research.

Twitter deserved the praise for its work on the search for and eliminated those bots, and he added that it was clear that skilled hackers had found ways to avoid the proper scrutiny and kept the botnet ticking over.

The most recent work by these pair’s had uncovered the bigger network of bots which seems to include of about more than 500,000 accounts.

He has also mentioned that their potential threats were real and scary due to the sheer size of the botnet.

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Dr.hou said it was very hard to find out who was behind the collections of these fake accounts. Although, there was substantial evidence available that a small percentage of the accounts had been rented or sold as they were now following the Twitter users outside the main bots network.

Dr.Zhou exclaimed that what was surprising was their questioning on the whole effort of bot detection in the past years. He also added that all of a sudden they feel the vulnerability and doesn’t know how more were there still.

A Twitter spokesman said that the social network had a clear policy on the automation that the network has enforced strictly. Users were barred from writing the programs that automatically gets followed or unfollowed accounts or which “favorited” tweets in bulk, he said.

He has also added that the automated responses have “degraded” the experience for other users and was prohibited. While there were systems and tools we have to detect spam on Twitter, and we also rely on the users to report spamming,” he said.

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Scrub Daddy India | Buy The America’s Favorite Sponge Here



What is Scrub Daddy

Scrub Daddy is a scrubber sponge to clean the surface of vessels. This excellent Scrub Daddy Sponge can remove the stain from a surface without damaging or scratching.

Note that some stains and residues, especially if blackened (thickened), may prove unremovable to Scrub Daddy at ordinary temperatures. So want you to do is to try a cold Scrub Daddy with any detergent.

From lab tests, it has been proven that Scrub Daddy did not scratch any wood, plastic, stainless steel, non-stick coatings or glass. In fact, it’s been found trustworthy on just about every surface, but if you are concerned about your material, you should test scrub daddy yourself on any small area first.

Scrub Daddy efficiently removes stains and other substances with just water, by using Scrub Daddy, so that you can decrease the use of harsh chemicals in your vessels.

You should also know that some household cleaners contain sanders or chemicals that can damage surfaces.

How Scrub Daddy Made Millions:

Scrub Daddy has become the biggest “Shark Tank” success story ever. Just over three years, Scrub Daddy sponge has brought in a total of 75 million dollars in revenue.

Shark Tank is a show where entrepreneurs around the world pitch their business models to a board of investors and convince them to invest money in their idea.


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Scrub Daddy India

Lori Greiner was interested in Scrub Daddy and made a deal with its founder, Aaron Krause in the fourth season.

Lori Greiner saw great potential in the company and bought 20% equity for $200,000 in exchange. At that point of the deal, Aaron Krause had struggled to reach $100,000 in sales over 18 months. Greiner helped Krause expand his product line with his own manufacturing unit and brought them onto QVC (American cable, satellite, and broadcast television network) and into stores, where they have become bestsellers.

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Where can you buy Scrub Daddy in India:

Scrub Daddy does not retail anywhere in India, the best place to Scrub Daddy is from Amazon

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Other Scrub Daddy Products India

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Aaron Krause, founder of Scrub Daddy has sold over 100 Million Scrub Daddy’s. After his success in America, Scrub Daddy has become very famous in Canada also. Indian can soon expect Scrub Daddy to land in Indian Market on a large scale.

Coming to the review of Scrub Daddy, it is a really good product. The good part of it is that we don’t have to use any chemicals or soap to clean the items anymore, Scrub daddy is easy to use, lasts longer than normal scrubber and it’s cute.

The only drawback, I feel is that Scrub Daddy is costly, but quality doesn’t come without a price.

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Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam | TTV Dinakaran’s Party



TTV Dinakaran unveiled his Party’s name and flag. TTV Dinakaran‘s Party Name is “Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam”. TTV Dinakaran along with the 18 disqualified MLA’s and other supporters gathered at Melur to unveil their Party name. The year 2017 was a very bad year for the Tamil Nadu Politics. There were many changes in the government of Tamil Nadu. The R.K. Nagar Bi-Election was the major turning point.

TTV Dinakaran along with other contestants participated in the Bi-Election and he was given cooker icon for his party. As a Surprise, TTV Dinakaran won the election and set a record beating both the ruling party and the opposition party. This victory is a historic one for him.

Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam will be contesting in the next election! They will be participating with the cooker icon until they win the Rettai Ilai icon.

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Scientist Stephen Hawking Dead at 76 | Theoretical Physicist dies in Cambridge




Scientist Stephen Hawking Dead

Stephen William Hawking, the Theoretical Physicist at Cambridge University and best-selling author who roamed the cosmos from a wheelchair, examining the nature of gravity and the origin of the universe and becoming an emblem of human determination and curiosity, died at his home in Cambridge, England. He was 76 years old. Stephen Hawking Death was confirmed by a spokesman for Cambridge University.

At the age of 22, Scientist Stephen Hawking was given only a few years to live after being diagnosed with a rare form of motor neurone disease.

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Scientist Stephen Hawking Dead

Scientist Stephen Hawking Dead

The Briton was known for his scientific works which include a collaboration with Roger Penrose on gravitational singularity theorems in the framework of general relativity and the theoretical prediction that black holes emit radiation, called Hawking radiation. He also wrote several popular science books including A Brief History of Time.

Scientist Stephen Hawking Dead

Scientist Stephen Hawking Dead

Scientist Stephen Hawking Facts

  • He was born on 8 January 1942 in Oxford, England.
  • In 1959, he earned a place at Oxford University to read natural science, before studying for his Ph.D. at Cambridge
  • By 1963, he was diagnosed with motor neurone disease and given two years to live.
  • Outlined his theory that black holes emit “Hawking radiation” in 1974
  • In 1988, the book ‘A Brief History of Time’ was published, which has sold more than 10 million copies
  • His life story was the subject of the 2014 film The Theory of Everything, starring Eddie Redmayne.
Scientist Stephen Hawking Dead

Scientist Stephen Hawking Dead

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Apple’s co-founder Steve Wozniak said,

“Stephen Hawking’s integrity and scientific dedication placed him above pure brilliance,”

Satya Nadella, Microsoft chief executive, said,

“We lost a great one today. Stephen Hawking will be remembered for his incredible contributions to science – making complex theories and concepts more accessible to the masses. “He’ll also be remembered for his spirit and unbounded pursuit to gain a complete understanding of the universe, despite the obstacles he faced.”

Scientist Stephen Hawking Dead

Scientist Stephen Hawking Dead

Sundar Pichai, the chief executive officer (CEO) of Google Inc. said,

“The world has lost a beautiful mind and a brilliant scientist.”

Scientist Stephen Hawking Dead

Scientist Stephen Hawking Dead

Scientist Stephen Hawking Dead

Scientist Stephen Hawking Dead

The Cambridge University will open a book of condolence at Gonville and Caius College.

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