Stephen E. Arnold: Cheap, Convenient, and Much Too Easy: Fabricated Twitter Trends

Cheap, Convenient, and Much Too Easy: Fabricated Twitter Trends Here is some news out of Turkey that perked our ears. News EPFL reports, “Mass Scale Manipulation of Twitter Trends Discovered.” Is Turkey an outlier when it comes to digital baloney? Perhaps a little, for now, but this problem recently uncovered by researchers appears to occur …