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Computers don't get the joke? Tough luck!

Sarcasm poses a problem for data gatherers, computer algorithms in US election campaign
Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 05:50

CONFUSING MOCKERY: A voter whose online posts indicate unwavering and exclusive support for Republican White House contender Jeb Bush shouldn't get online advertising for his rival Marco Rubio.

San Francisco

WHEN the US Supreme Court upheld same-sex weddings in the same week that South Carolina debated keeping a controversial Civil War battle flag, Twitter user @xTomatoez posted "Gay marriage and the Confederate flag going down everywhere. Tough week for your redneck uncle on

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