Political bots spread misinformation, rhetoric during U.S. campaign

[ad_1] As is usually the case, many Americans (and Canadians) have turned to social media for analysis and commentary during this year’s U.S. election. But much of the online conversation hasn’t come from humans. Instead, a significant number of social media posts are generated by robots. CBC Radio technology columnist Dan Misener looks at the rise …

Flashmob wears Hillary Clinton-inspired pantsuits

[ad_1] Hillary Clinton’s signature colorful pantsuits got a shout-out from dozens of women who staged a flashmob in support of the Democratic presidential candidate in Washington D.C. Dressed in red, black, blue and pink pantsuits, the group danced to “Salute” by British girl band Little Mix for a YouTube video organized by Clinton supporters called …