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Twitter sends direct message with spam lawsuit

3 years agoTechnology : GigaOM

Twitter hopes to make it safe to tweet about the iPad again. The company has filed a lawsuit against five companies that build tools for helping really annoying people spam Twitter users with shady offers and dangerous links.
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Fight Spam With A Direct Message To Twitter

Technology : TechCrunch (6 years ago)

There doesn't appear to have been an official announcement, but Twitter has begun soliciting spam reports to a "spam" user account via direct messages. Are you a victim of Twitter spam? Just begin following @spam and send it a direc... Read Post

Twitter's Direct Messages, A Vehicle For Spam, No Longer Accept Links

Technology : ReadWriteWeb (last year)

Twitter users are reporting you can no longer include links in direct messages to other users. Direct messages are the only private means of communication on the otherwise public messaging network. This could be a result of Twitter'... Read Post

Spammers are dodging Twitter’s DM URL bug by sending links to tweets

Technology : The Next Web Blog (last year)

When sending Twitter direct messages with links stopped working for some users earlier this week, speculation arose that it was a new feature intended to discourage DM spam. Twitter confirmed that... Keep reading ? Read Post

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