Botometer creator says Musk’s Twitter spam estimate “doesn’t mean anything”

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One of the creators of the Botometer—a web tool Elon Musk used to estimate Twitter’s spam percentage for a court filing—has reportedly said that Musk’s calculation “doesn’t mean anything.” Kai-Cheng Yang, a Ph.D. candidate at Indiana University, “questioned the methodology used by Mr Musk’s team and told the BBC they had not approached him before using the tool,” a BBC article said today.

A Musk court filing on August 4 claimed a Botometer analysis of Twitter firehose data in the first week of July “shows that, during that timeframe, false or spam accounts accounted

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