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I have a "great" idea, then. We will set up a company that from time-to-time will inject a lot of "sentiment" into Twitter. It will not reflect genuine sentiment, but will appear so. This sentiment will flood Twitter enough to fool these guys into thinking the Tweeters are coming up with this collective "opinion." But in fact, no people have this opinion (or very few, anyway), and mislead this algo-bots into doing something more foolish than usual.

While I am not serious about doing this (no resources, for one thing), it strikes me that someone with nothing better to do will try this sooner or later.
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