Social Networking: September 2009 Archives

Remember these guys?

Well, they're back on Twitter, and they've ditched random pictures of peoples faces - instead, they now use cute little bird graphics, presumably to make you think they're somehow official or related to Twitter itself. Examples...





There's a lot of these profiles around at the moment - ignore / block the lot of them and hope Twitter gets a grip on this fresh wave of spammers...

/ Update: According to comments left on the blog, the images are the new default "auto image" for profiles that don't have a picture. However, the same rule applies: Anyone promoting "Google hiring" messages should be blocked / reported. I've also replied to criticism of this entry here.

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Hat-tip to Kevin Church for spotting the Bot!


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