It’s the most anticipated conference of the year.
You might have heard of it.
It’s Silicon Valley’s biggest event, and it promises to be one of the biggest ever.
But for some people, it feels like the beginning of the end.
“It’s been like this for months,” says Josh Cohen, a journalist who has spent more than a decade covering the tech industry.
“I have no idea what the hell is going on.”
Cohen’s experience goes back to 2014, when he worked at a tech startup in Silicon Valley.
The company was founded by two guys named Ben Horowitz and Matt Cohodes.
But the two never really found success, and Cohen decided to move on.
He’s a tech journalist, and he’s also an internet researcher and a freelance writer.
He’s been following the news on social networks since 2011, and now, he has a theory about the phenomenon: Twitter is using bots to create fake tweets.
For years, the tech world has been buzzing about bots, and the hashtag #botchas were coined by a former employee of Twitter.
The bot was used to create a series of fake news stories and fake photos that spread across social media.
As a journalist, Cohen was skeptical about the bots and suspected they were trying to create some sort of propaganda campaign to get attention.
“I thought that it was kind of crazy, because they were making these really clever bots,” Cohen says.
But then he found a video of a robot doing a series in the middle of the day.
It was an actual bot.
The video was uploaded to YouTube in early 2019 and has been viewed more than 2.2 million times.
It had been shared by more than 7,000 people at the time.
“The thing about the botchas, it’s very simple,” Cohen recalls.
“It’s the same story every time.”
And yet, it was still so easy to debunk.
The fake stories that were being shared by the bots included the claim that the Trump administration had banned transgender students from the schools, that Hillary Clinton was secretly working to assassinate Trump, and that the U.S. government was trying to force people to wear “Make America Great Again” hats.
Cohen didn’t have much to say about the fake news when he saw it, so he decided to ignore it.
“This is an example of the kind of behavior that bots are trying to engage in,” he says.
“And the people who are doing it are not people who want to be in the tech business.
They’re people who think it’s a way to make a living.”
Cohens found another example of botch as he watched the news: the time that President Donald Trump had signed a sweeping executive order to expand a program called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.
The order granted legal status to undocumented immigrants who had lived in the U, graduated from high school or had a high school diploma, or had relatives who had.
Cohen thought the executive order was an attempt to force undocumented immigrants to take jobs that were not available to them.
But in his mind, it wasn’t.
Instead, the order allowed undocumented immigrants the chance to apply for a new job and to work without fear of deportation.
“When you look at the headlines and see that DACA is expanded and a whole bunch of other things that the White House has done in the last few days, it really does feel like the White Houses attempts to do something to force illegal immigration into our country is just as bad as the DACA program,” Cohen said.
“We need to understand what’s going on in terms of the people making the bot accounts.”
Cohelens findings helped him to write a story about the trending hashtag #Botchas.
The hashtag was trending in several other places around the world, and people were spreading it all over social media and the news sites.
Cohen says he tried to share the news, but he didn’t get many followers.
The bots didn’t do much, either.
“People were not engaging with the article, and I thought that I should just stop posting it,” he said.
“So, when I decided to do the story, I wanted to make sure that I could take that and turn it into something useful and make it as relevant as possible,” he continued.
Cohen said he shared the story with a few colleagues and they all agreed it should be featured on a news website.
“As I said, there’s this narrative of the bots, that the bots are going to use bots to do whatever it is that they want to do, and this is exactly the same thing,” Cohen concluded.
“If you really look at it, this is just an example where the bot account is trying to influence news in a way that’s not really helpful.”
As he was working on the story about bots at the end of March, Cohen heard a friend of his who had a different opinion.
He was tired of seeing the same botch headlines everywhere.
“He was telling me that the