Twitter-bots datasets

These datasets are shared with the research community to advance research of Twitter-bots.

  1. Characterisation dataset
  2. Classification dataset

Characterisation dataset, please cite as:

@INPROCEEDINGS{Gilani2017a,
author={Z. Gilani and R. Farahbakhsh and G. Tyson and L. Wang and J. Crowcroft},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 9th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM'17)},
title={Of Bots and Humans (on Twitter)},
year={2017},
keywords={information dissemination; social network analysis; bot characterisation; behavioural analysis},
doi={http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3110025.3110090},
month={Aug},}

Classification dataset, please cite as:

@INPROCEEDINGS{Gilani2017b,
author={Z. Gilani and E. Kochmar and J. Crowcroft},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 9th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM'17)},
title={Classification of Twitter Accounts into Automated Agents and Human Users},
year={2017},
keywords={social network analysis; account classification; automated agents; bot detection},
doi={http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3110025.3110091},
month={Aug},}

Raw and preprocessed datasets:

If you are instead interested in obtaining raw and preprocessed datasets, then please get in touch directly.