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How To Build A Free DM Twitter Bot

I recently learned how to build a Twitter bot that automatically sends a direct message (“DM”) to new followers saying “Thanks for the follow” and provides information on what i’m working on. And, I’m going to show you how you can do it too!

This is a great opportunity to learn Python, become familiar with Amazon Web Services (“AWS”), and it’s completely free to build.

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How did I get involved with this project?
I don’t have a background in computer science or programming, but I really wish I did. I see that knowing how to program code to pull data from the web or programming a digital workforce are incredibly useful skills to have.

About a year ago, I began working with Python to introduce myself into programming. There are a ton of resources available online on how to use Python. My favorite resource is Github, which is a website where people create projects and upload code that you …