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Code for the twitter bot @nyt_diff.

The phantomjs binary needs to be installed and the path updated in the file.

Twitter keys and the NYT API key for the "Top Stories V2" service are needed, values of this keys need to be entered in the file.

Font: Merriweather. Background pattern: Paper Fibers.

If you wish to build your own version check this fork that reads RSS feeds and this project that is in part based on nyt_diff and also checks RSS feeds.

Bots with similar functionality that I am aware of (please let me know of others).

site bot
ABC Digital EditandoAbc
Ámbito af_diff
AP ap_diff
BBC bbc_diff
Breitbart News breitbart_diff
Calgary Herald yyc_herald_diff
Canadaland canadaland_diff
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation cbc_diff
Clarín cl_diff
CNN cnn_diff
Cronista cc_diff
Daily Mail dailymail_diff
Fox News fox_diff
The Globe and Mail globemail_diff
The Guardian guardian_diff
Infobae ib_diff
Le Monde lemonde_diff
La Nación ln_diff
La Presse lapresse_diff
La Repubblica repubblica_diff
Le Soir lesoir_diff
Página/12 p12_diff
Reuters reuters_diff
RT rt_edits
Stuff stuff_diff
Telegraph telegraph_diff
Todo Noticias tn_diff
The Toronto Star torstar_diff
Valeurs Actuelles valeurs_diff
Wall Street Journal wsj_diff
The Washington Post wapo_diff
White House Blog whitehouse_diff

Some bot accounts are currently (November 2020) suspended by twitter and have been strikethrough.