Did Evan Williams the CEO of medium become of follower of yours shortly before this bot attack started, maybe a week before or so? I would imagine you would take note of something like that. He did me is why I am asking and it seemed highly unusual at the time. I am a nobody nothing here so why the interest from the highest levels of the site? He follows over 2K people and there cant be many more than that total here so I figured he just follows everyone as a matter of corporate policy or something.
Thinking on it now I was wondering if maybe that was the first bot attack. My idea being it wasn’t really Ev which would make a lot of sense. If many people got a similar follow from the bot Ev it might be a good way to spread. That would be something most people might want to share and brag about. I did not but only because I only brag about my way with the ladies. lol!