Even good bots fight: The case of Wikipedia

@inproceedings{Tsvetkova2017EvenGB,
  title={Even good bots fight: The case of Wikipedia},
  author={Milena Tsvetkova and Ruth Garc{\'i}a-Gavilanes and Luciano Floridi and Taha Yasseri},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2017}
}
In recent years, there has been a huge increase in the number of bots online, varying from Web crawlers for search engines, to chatbots for online customer service, spambots on social media, and content-editing bots in online collaboration communities. The online world has turned into an ecosystem of bots. However, our knowledge of how these automated agents are interacting with each other is rather poor. Bots are predictable automatons that do not have the capacity for emotions, meaning-making… CONTINUE READING

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