Twitter Continues Battle Against Spam

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In Twitter’s never ending quest to fend off annoying spams on the Twitter timeline, it’s good to know that they are succeeding in a way. While those spams may not cease to exist, reducing their occurences is more than enough to make our Twitter’s experience a pleasant one.

So, the Twitter blog is proud to report on what was already achieved with Twitter’s battle against spam. As you can see from the graph below, the percentage of spam flowing through the Twitter stream have decreased steadily from August 2009 to February 2010.  This is after achieving its highest percentage in August 2009.

The battle is not yet over. And so the Twitter folks are calling us all to help them fight off these annoying spams from hitting the Twittersphere. If you found a malicious profile page, you can report them by clicking on the “report spam” link and for sure Twitter will block those accounts if  found to be propagating spams. Alternatively you can tweet the info @spam. And finally you may want to read more about how you can report spam on Twitter.

Arnold Zafra
Arnold Zafra writes daily on the announcements by Google,, Yahoo & MSN along with how these announcements effect web publishers. He is currently building... Read Full Bio
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