Getting To The BOTtom Of It All

Recently there have been accusations Greg Hunt (@GregHuntMP) & other Liberal Party MPs have been utilising small spam bot armies to game twitters ranking & trending system for their own benefit. I too jumped on that bandwagon, incorrectly tweeting that there were “damning revelations” that Hunt was buying followers & retweets. For this, I do…

Politicians On Twitter: Political Pain Or Gain?

Over the past year or so, more and more politicians are turning to Twitter to get their message out there, the question is though: does it work? For some, Twitter is a great broadcast system. Press releases are just a few clicks from being released into the wild, ideas can be toyed with, you can…