Recently, online media outlets and academics have explored the truth behind what’s called “the Dead Internet Theory”.

The theory claims internet traffic, social media content  and articles are predominantly being generated by automated bots or accounts run by AI, instead of humans.

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Featured In Story: Dr Jake Renzella – a Lecturer of Computer Science and Director of Studies for Computer Science at the University of New South Wales

First aired on The Wire, Monday 3 June 2024