Unethical growth hacks: A look into the growing Youtube news bot epidemic


        Someone has effectively created a fully automated process
        running 24/7 that is taking and stripping recent articles,
        converting them into video format, and posting it on Youtube
        as their own. And while doing so, they take credit for it and
        reap all the rewards -- such as revenue and influence -- that
        come with it.  Some videos, especially the ones that gain
        momentum and get popular, even feature a large juicy ad on the
        bottom, in which Google displays and shares profits with.

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