Deutsch Built a Bot That Will Say Something Nice to 300 Million Twitter Users, One by One

NiceBot counterbalances cyberbullying

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Something nasty or insulting is posted to Twitter every 60 seconds, and not all of it is directed at Justin Bieber. To counteract this, Champions Against Bullying teamed up with Deutsch to add some positivity to the social network—indeed, an avalanche of it.

At some point in the undetermined future, if you use Twitter, you will get a pleasant tweet from @TheNiceBot, a bot whose goal is simply to spread kindness and happiness. It booted up this week and is using Twitter's API to push out a nice tweet every 36 seconds to a random user, and then move on to the next user.



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