Twitter, a Good Social Network for Non-Humans

Newt Gingrich Twitter Follower Analysis by PeekYou

While the shocker headline deals with Newt Gingrich, what’s buried away in PeekYou’s analysis is the disturbing fact that typically only “30-60″ per cent of Twitter Followers in general are real.  Coupled with the surprising connectivity provided by spammers and other automated and semi-automated accounts that I found in the #Norway Twitter network, one begins to wonder how much of Twitter and its traffic is human discourse.

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