@tinysubversons makes bots. Here is a community-created resource he recently shared on how to make your own bot, if you’re so inclined. Here is a list of bots that he has created. My favorite bot he’s made is @twoheadlines, which mashes up headlines from two different news articles (and here’s a piece on how it works.) Wikipedia is often edited by bots. You can see the percentage of bots vs. humans editing Wikipedia in real time. There’s also a bot that tweets anonymous edits made to Wikipedia from IP addresses in Congress.
Here are three ideas for bots:
If you are interested in building any of these bots, let me know. I have a bit of Python knowledge and would love to work with others making one of these. Want to get my newsletter? I am sending out things like this sporadically: