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Be the media and mine for data of interest to you

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Besides links exchanges between websites, subscribing to each others’ blogs, becoming members in Anonymous forums, chatrooms, participating in anonymous IRC channels, setting up paper.li, tweeted times, and gathering some data from retweeting interesting search terms, what else can we use that’s within the law for gathering ammunition (mining data) and crossing our beams in a social media kakafonia?

More bots of course!

A simple retweet bot with Yahoo Pipes and Tweethopper

Pipes

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This is not an invasive bot, but a little “pipe” bot. And you don’t have to be able to program, just be able to think logically (somewhat). I am making this one for OpPinkPower. She wants to make sure she doesn’t miss #OpIon and #ENOUGH tweets while sitting confused in an obscene amount of information.

Making (Twitter) Music Together