Even good bots fight: The case of Wikipedia

@article{Tsvetkova2017EvenGB,
  title={Even good bots fight: The case of Wikipedia},
  author={Milena Tsvetkova and Ruth Garc{\'i}a-Gavilanes and L. Floridi and Taha Yasseri},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
  year={2017},
  volume={12}
}
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. [] Key Result Understanding what affects bot-bot interactions is crucial for managing social media well, providing adequate cyber-security, and designing well functioning autonomous vehicles.

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