Pinterest announces new wave of account deletions (spam accounts)

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  1. josepdx

    josepdx Registered Member

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    http://blog.pinterest.com/post/37347668045/fighting-spam
    Pinterest writes in their blog post that they've been monitoring (and probably ghosting) a bunch of suspicious accounts, and are going to delete them starting today (12/6/2012).

    Anybody: 1) getting hit 2) seeing their follower count drop?

    I'm not hit, but I'm all white hat/legit over there. Have not seen follower count drop, either. But hard to tell if they've pulled trigger.
     
  2. dunhill

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    arhhh damn... no wonder my follower count dropped.. :rocketwho
     
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    seems a bad news for me , just move my ass to Pinterest
     
  4. josepdx

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    You never know. Depends on your method. But yeah. If it's spray + pray CPA/affiliate, then its time has probably passed.
     
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    I justed checked my Pinterest followers and they are the same. Rather 3 have been added today.:eek:
     
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    Depends a lot from the methods you're using, as well as gazillion of other factors - it's not like they roll out all their banhammers at the exact same time.