Texas AG investigates Twitter over bot counts

2017-08-24_00h03_35 ガジェット総合
Texas's Attorney General, Ken Paxton, has launched an investigation of Twitter over concerns of "potentially false" reports related to the number of bots and other fake accounts on the social network. In a press release Monday, Paxton claims inauthentic accounts may be helping to "inflate the value" of Twitter — thus he intends to pursue the investigation under the state's Deceptive Trade Practices Act, which protects against misleading advertisers, businesses and everyday users. Paxton's office is pursuing the case just as Tesla CEO Elon Musk is seeming