BotSight allows you to browse Twitter while annotating each handle with a bot-probability score. This works across most of Twitter's views including Timeline, Search, Profile, Follower, and clicking on an individual Tweet.
The scores are generated by our state-of-the-art classifier in real-time. They are then placed directly onto the page, so you can tell if you're interacting with a real person or a bot.
In addition to annotating the Tweeter, we also scan the contents of the Tweet. For instance, BotSight also annotates mentioned handles in the Tweet's body and the handles in replies. Retweets, quoted tweets, followers, and those you follow are also annotated.
It's easiest to use the BotSight app to browse your Twitter feed with bot-score annotations. But you can also ask BotSight to annotate tweets directly in your device's native browser or from the Twitter app by using the share menu within those apps and selecting the BotSight extension.
While we do our best to make sure BotSight is accurate, it is still in active development. People may be misclassified as bots or vice-versa.
About the Authors
This app was developed at Norton LifeLock Research Group (NRG), part of NortonLifeLock.
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