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Spam-Fighting Startup Impermium Joins Google, Discontinues Third-Party Services

Spam-Fighting Startup Impermium Joins Google, Discontinues Third-Party Services | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Impermium, a cybersecurity startup that was backed by top funds like Accel and Greylock, is joining Google. They had raised $9 million in funding from..
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New fake antivirus spam hits Twitter

New fake antivirus spam hits Twitter | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
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A new wave of spam has hit the popular social network Twitter which pushes advertisements for a free and “proven” antivirus. The link is malicious and the antivirus is fake.

 

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Twitter attacks the source, sues ‘most aggressive’ spammers and spam tool builders in federal court

Twitter attacks the source, sues ‘most aggressive’ spammers and spam tool builders in federal court | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Twitter has today announced that it has brought suit in a federal court in San Francisco against 5 of the 'most aggressive' spammers and tool builders who facilitiate distributing spam ...
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Goodbye to spam, er, @spam, on Twitter...

Goodbye to spam, er, @spam, on Twitter... | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Twitter and its users have perennial problems with spam, as a quick search of Naked Security will reveal.

So you might be surprised that the micro-blogging site's own Twitter identity for report...
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Assuming you're logged into Twitter, you can just go to an account's profile page, click on the "person icon" pulldown menu, and choose Report @account for spam.

 

                                        ===> DO IT!!! <===

 

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Gust MEES's curator insight, April 22, 2013 8:05 AM

 

Assuming you're logged into Twitter, you can just go to an account's profile page, click on the "person icon" pulldown menu, and choose Report @account for spam.


                                        ===> DO IT!!! <===


Gaurav Pandey's curator insight, May 21, 2013 9:50 PM

Twitter has been tighteing control over what goes on to the site of late. We've seen random accounts being blocked, including that of some of the biggest "influencers" on the planet. Truth be told, I always make it a point to ensure I don't have any stupid bots following me, whereas most people would have at least 25% fake accounts. The follower count is dead. Those in the know, know who to talk to. 

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Twitter s’attaque à cinq éditeurs d'outils de spam

Twitter s’attaque à cinq éditeurs d'outils de spam | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Twitter a déposé plainte contre TweetAttacks, TweetAdder, TweetBuddy, Troption et Justinlover ; ils proposent des outils permettant d’envoyer en masse des messages sur Twitter. Pour le réseau social, il s’agit de combattre le spam à la source.
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