Most Twitter bots are running around sending spam to unsuspecting tweeters, but a few are in a class of their own, taking the Twitter API and twisting it into lulz. Earlier this week, Alexis Madrigal noted one such bot, @StealthMountain, who corrects anyone who misspells "sneak peek" as "sneak peak." The bad spellers are chastened, and, typically, furious, which makes laughs for the rest of us. Here are few more good bots from the land of Twitter.
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