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Want 1 Million Twitter Followers? Name Your Price [INFOGRAPHIC]

Following a New York Times article that called fake Twitter followers a “multimillion-dollar business” and a report from Barracuda Labs that painted Twitter as the social media network with the largest underground economy for buying and selling fake followers, Twitter updated its developer guidelines to officially prohibit automated following or bulk following through third-party apps.

The infographic below takes a look at just how deep the the underground world of fake-follower creation goes. Give it a read, then share in the comments which stat you found most shocking!

(Infographic via Spiral16 / Inc. Magazine, image via Shutterstock)

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