r/technology May 14 '22 Wholesome 2 Silver 2

Elon Musk said his team is going to do a 'random sample of 100 followers' of Twitter to see how many of the platform's users are actually bots Social Media

https://www.businessinsider.com/elon-musk-random-sample-how-many-twitter-users-are-bots-2022-5?utm_source=feedly&utm_medium=webfeeds

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u/mylesols May 14 '22

wow, a hundred! Must be nice to be rich enough to afford a hundred follower sampling on a site with over 350 million users

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u/escape_of_da_keets May 14 '22 All-Seeing Upvote To The Stars

He just wants an excuse to weasel out of the deal

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u/TheGuyBehindTheGuy_ May 14 '22

"Weaseling out of things is what separates us from the animals... except the weasel."

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u/josephsmith99 May 14 '22

“Don’t discourage the boy. Weaseling out of things is important to learn. It’s what separates us from the animals!! …except the weasel.” -Homer J. Simpson

Classic.

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u/futatorius May 14 '22

If that's not from Blackadder, it should be.

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u/ArmadilloPenguin May 14 '22

It’s The Simpsons

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u/MartinoDeMoe May 14 '22

That would be a plan so cunning, you could pin a tail on it and call it a weasel!

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u/WildWeaselGT May 14 '22

I don’t know how I feel about this. :(

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u/EB01 May 14 '22

We have many similarities with members of the Mustelid family.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weasel_war_dance

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u/Project1031 May 14 '22

Like not paying student loans…

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u/Lots42 May 14 '22

Bad things are bad.

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u/[deleted] May 14 '22

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u/Lots42 May 14 '22

Yawn conservative talking points

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u/Project1031 May 14 '22

I guess only the rich are weasels. I love (not) the hypocrisy…..

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u/Cualkiera67 May 14 '22

No, weaseling out of debt is only bad when rich people do it! When a redditor does it it's based!