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  1. Craziest mess I've seen in many years. Microsoft released a Tweeting bot the public could interact with. Allegedly an AI project. Quickly the bot went to insulting Mexicans, Jews and blacks. MS blames it on troublemakers finding exploits in the bot. Me I think the creators of the bot are sociopaths and the machine learning and code is bias from their own deficiencies. http://www.businessinsider.com/microsoft-deletes-racist-genocidal-tweets-from-ai-chatbot-tay-2016-3?r=UK&IR=T Or as RT said succinctly: Microsoft’s new AI chatbot @TayandYou censored after turning into hardcore anti feminist nazi in <24 hrs http://on.rt.com/782o Microsoft is doing their usual dog and pony show to clean up the mess and neuter Tay, taking the tongue from it's mouth and indoctrinating Tay with some 'reschooling'.
  2. So I am taking more to Twitter lately. I dislike Twitter, and intend on trying to do something more with it just cause so much data ends up there. Was looking at the list of Tweets on my daily toilet role and Colorado (allegedly) based VPB Hosting went off the rails today. This is the problem with aggressive and often outsourced and automated campaigns. Something broke and now crazy Tweets are going out and quite a few: source: https://twitter.com/VPBHosting VPB Servers [email protected] 4m4 minutes ago #JenniferLawrence nude photos http://linkis.com/www.instagram.com/JenniferLawrence/... snipped … via @instagram VPB Servers [email protected] 39m39 minutes ago Gain 8391 Real Fo//owers https://cards.twitter.com/cards/000000018ce549secl/000000... snipped … @ 2:13 PM - 22 Feb 2016 · Details VPB Servers [email protected] 5h5 hours ago Gain 8668 Real Fo//owers https://cards.twitter.com/cards/000000018ce549secl/ snipped … @ 9:34 AM - 22 Feb 2016 · Details VPB Servers [email protected] 6h6 hours ago #JenniferLawrence nude photos http://linkis.com/www.instagram.com/JenniferLawrence/145616125 snipped … via @instagram 0 retweets 0 likes Whole big mess pile of that crap today :) Careful out there dealing with automated 3rd party services and tools for fake maintaining your social. Guys need to keep credentials on lock down and eyes on the output or ugly stuff like this happens. I fully suspect some of the Tweets push to payloaded pages with infection elements.
  3. It appears Incero has rolled out a route optimization platform. This is generally a good thing. They took it a bit further and interfaced the optimizations to announce to Twitter. Incero Routes [email protected] 3m3 minutes ago 180.97.190.0/24 from DAL, 138ms faster via Zayo, I do this all day! https://clitxt.com/t/rys-1446664735.txt … Check out the bot chatting about the optimizations: https://twitter.com/InceroRoutes
  4. I've had projects that were more widely known and less of a niche market its fairly easy to get Likes, Follows, etc... I'm wondering what is the best way to get the aforementioned for something that is more niche like VPS hosting? I get the whole having customers connect on social media but if your current customers don't use social media (I know right who doesn't these days) what’s the best way to boost this area of advertising (and since I don't have enough money to pay $300/day for advertising on say Facebook it would need to be on the cheap to free side of things).
  5. Hello, I'm looking to sell assets related to Reliable Node, since I no longer have time to keep working on this project, here are the following assets. Domains: =========================================================== | Domain | Registration Date | Expiration Date | Registrar | =========================================================== | reliablenode.website | 12/01/2014 | 12/01/2015 | Namecheap | =========================================================== | reliablenode.rocks | 12/01/2014 | 12/01/2015 | Namecheap | =========================================================== | reliablenode.net | 03/17/2013 | 03/17/2016 | Namecheap | =========================================================== | reliablenode.com | 03/17/2013 | 03/17/2016 | Namecheap | =========================================================== | reliablenode.club | 12/01/2014 | 12/01/2015 | Namecheap | =========================================================== Social Network Pages: - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/reliablend - Twitter: https://twitter.com/ReliableNd Other Assets: I will also include the logo that was custom made, and I can give the template changed already and with the WHMCS customization since it was acquired from Theme Forest. Auction Details: Initial Bid: $1 Minimal Incremental Bid: $1 Maximum Incremental Bid: No limit Incremental Bid Rules: No decimal bids (eg: $1,01) End Date/Time/Timezone: July 19th, 8 p.m., London/Lisbon Time Any questions or concerns can be asked on this thread or by private message. Have a nice weekend! :) - Henrique
  6. Remember guys, if you're planning on being a terrorist, TURN OFF geo-tagging!
  7. Here's the problem with paying third world clowns to mass spam offers on Twitter and other social... You end end up with your message slapped upside some fairly seedy content. Case in point, Vultr the DigitalOcean wannabe. https://twitter.com/search?f=realtime&q=vultr&src=typd Go to ALL view. 1. Mass spams for days now, same darn post over and over to all sorts of folks: Tsakhiyya [email protected] 10m10 mnutes ago @GeyshaPerez_ Cheap Windows VPS http://bit.ly/1xouDlu 2. The goldmine in the valley of ill repute. nckhai [email protected] 6h6 hours ago http://www.vultr.com/?ref=6817728 At least nckhai mixes the fun up, disguises it and rewrites it. However, cursory look at nckhai's account goes like this: https://twitter.com/nckhai 2nd post from top = Vultr spamming 3rd post from top... nckhai @nckhai · 8h8 hours ago Tôi đã thêm video vào danh sách phát http://youtu.be/ZPuBHrPUcFo?a Animals Sex l Animals Mating l Hot animals mating crazy videos 4th post from top = Vultr spamming 5th post = nckhai @nckhai · Dec 19 Animals Sex l Animals Mating l Hot animals mating crazy videos Part 15 l Funny Animals: http://youtu.be/JE3M4uWCVW4?a via @YouTube 6th post = nckhai @nckhai · Dec 19 Animals Sex l Animals Mating l Hot animals mating crazy videos Part 13 l Funny Animals: http://youtu.be/ZPuBHrPUcFo?a via @YouTube 7th post = nckhai @nckhai · Dec 19 Animals Sex l Animals Mating l Hot animals mating crazy videos Part 14 l Funny Animals: http://youtu.be/2mBF4zO8BQg?a via @YouTube 8th post = nckhai @nckhai · Dec 19 Tôi đã thêm video vào danh sách phát http://youtu.be/Lpa9hlrjN8I?a Animals Sex l Animals Mating l Hot animals mating crazy videos You get the point... Later on the account owner transitions to... drumroll.... Car Crashes Compilation Part 37 - Car Accident - Russian Car Crash - December 2014: http://youtu.be/00gfkeBhr_A?a via @YouTube nckhai @nckhai · Dec 17 Car Crashes Compilation Part 36 - Car Accident - Russian Car Crash - December 2014: http://youtu.be/pxnR866mUj8?a via @YouTube Then right back to animals engaged in reproductive matters....
  8. Rather funny, and poetic. Burst.net had 36.4K followers on Twitter very recently (in the past week). http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?hl=en&q=cache:g0peXN-nS4gJ:https://twitter.com/BURSTNET%2Btwitter+burstnet&gbv=2&ct=clnk Now today, they have 2 followers: https://twitter.com/BURSTNET Talk about some mass movement of unpopularity. Mass unfollow for Burst.