Are You Followed by Twitter Spammers?

Filed as News on April 28, 2008 1:34 am

Download Squad profiles Twerp Scan, a nice little application that checks your followers to see if there are any known spammers there. Personally, I wonder why Twitter is so quiet about the fact that there’s a, probably great, number of spammers perusing Twitter and luring users into their scams.

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  1. By Andy Merrett posted on April 29, 2008 at 1:12 am
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    Yes, definitely, but I don’t automatically follow everyone back, so it probably doesn’t do much harm. I can pretend I’m popular even if I’m not :)


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