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Table 2 Twitter corpus overview at the weekly and cumulative perspective for each OSN conversation in this study

From: Bot stamina: examining the influence and staying power of bots in online social networks

Corpus Week(s) Tweets Retweets Users
United States Election Bot Source (% of total) Week 1 4,054,560 2,280,176 1,029,090
(Feb. 1–7, 2016) 315,540 (7.78%) 235,815 (10.34%) 4,229 (0.41%)
Week 2 4,991,968 2,802,381 997,107
(Feb. 8–14, 2016) 423,976 (8.49%) 326,808 (11.66%) 4,260 (0.43%)
Week 3 5,704,997 3,284,436 1,215,948
(Feb. 15–21, 2016) 474,652 (8.32%) 373,496 (11.37%) 4,314 (0.35%)
Week 4 8,580,214 5,071,862 1,661,688
(Feb. 22–28, 2016) 573,950 (6.69%) 442,897 (8.73%) 4,720 (0.28%)
Cumulative 23,331,739 13,438,855 3,313,230
1,788,118 (7.66%) 1,379,016 (10.26%) 6,776 (0.20%)
Ukraine Conflict Bot Source (% of total) Week 1 306,544 155,151 75,653
(Aug. 1–7, 2016) 12,605 (4.11%) 8,059 (5.19%) 1,445 (1.91%)
Week 2 305,796 141,193 107,281
(Aug. 8–14, 2016) 13,764 (4.50%) 8,272 (5.86%) 1,200 (1.12%)
Week 3 381,146 210,047 143,684
(Aug. 15–21, 2016) 17,012 (4.46%) 11,212 (5.34%) 1,647 (1.15%)
Week 4 280,761 133,985 122,845
(Aug. 22–28, 2016) 8,772 (3.12%) 5,247 (3.92%) 1,126 (0.92%)
Cumulative 1,274,247 640,376 364,422
52,153 (4.09%) 32,790 (5.12%) 2,436 (0.67%)
Turkey Censorship Bot Source (% of total) Week 1 709,530 442,429 305,239
(Dec. 1–7, 2016) 18,243 (2.57%) 11,976 (2.71%) 1,892 (0.62%)
Week 2 894,900 591,209 410,035
(Dec. 8–14, 2016) 27,349 (3.06%) 18,189 (3.08%) 2,705 (0.66%)
Week 3 1,486,289 1,036,436 635,535
(Dec. 15–21, 2016) 44,833 (3.02%) 29,696 (2.87%) 3,807 (0.60%)
Week 4 917,937 571,393 425,435
(Dec. 22–28, 2016) 25,575 (2.79%) 17,379 (3.04%) 2,702 (0.64%)
Cumulative 4,008,656 2,641,467 1,322,010
116,000 (2.89%) 77,240 (2.92%) 5,174 (0.39%)