Topic Weird Wide Web

Utter Beauty of Twitter Bots

Of all the things brought to you by Internet - Twitter is one of the most fascinating. As a form of communication - it is nearly impeccable. Lightning-fast, comfortably compressed, incredibly effective. It is the perfect medium for the conversation in the age of short attention span. It is also a good place for experiments. Twitter bots are amongst them.

In short - twitter bot is a software application that is attached to a Twitter account in order to perform certain actions. Such as liking, following, tweeting, retweeting, etcetera. Aside from usual role in web automated promotion, Twitterbots turned out to be rather interesting tool for literary experimentation with random text generation, text selection and text collaging.

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