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Guess who wrote the first article on the LA earthquake?
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Msg#: 4655448 posted 5:12 pm on Mar 19, 2014 (gmt 0)

“I think we had it up within three minutes,” Schwencke told me. If that sounds faster than humanly possible, it probably is. While the post appeared under Schwencke’s byline, the real author was an algorithm called Quakebot that he developed a little over two years ago.
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Msg#: 4655448 posted 5:24 pm on Mar 19, 2014 (gmt 0)

I know that many sites use automation to write stories, and it explains why so many sties get updated from first posting.
This is great for breaking news, and the example is a great one.

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