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Twitter catches a lot of false-positives as it goes after @ mention spam

Discussion in 'Social Networking Sites' started by josepdx, Apr 12, 2012.

  1. josepdx

    josepdx Registered Member

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    This post isn't technically about BH or IM.
    But it does give insight into how Twitter is in full "we're not going to take it anymore" mode.
    They're catching full-on white hat accounts in their net. Accounts that don't even tweet links and have no commercial agenda.

    Code:
    http://www.buzzfeed.com/jwherrman/twitters-spam-crackdown-is-killing-humor
    [update- since the upgrade are links not being automatically anonymized? I've unlinked it for now.]
     
    Last edited: Apr 12, 2012