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Posts Tagged ‘fake Twitter accounts’

Are You Following Socialbots On Twitter? [STUDY]

Are You Following Socialbots On Twitter? [STUDY]

Researchers recently let 120 socialbots loose on Twitter. And not only did these bots infiltrate social groups, many of them became quite influential.

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Official Vs. Fake Twitter Accounts Of The Famous [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you follow @michaeljordan before Twitter suspended the account in March 2010?

What about @KimJongNumberUn? Or @Bristol_Palin, before the account holder was forced to rename herself to Palin Fan Number 1? @WillyFerrel? @NotTinaFey?

The Shorty Awards, the Oscars of social media, has released an infographic using data from Unmetric to compare celebrities’ authentic Twitter account with their (sometimes hundreds of) fake accounts.

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How Easy Is It To Buy Fake Followers On Twitter? [INFOGRAPHIC]

If you’re impressed by the tens of thousands of followers that “social media guru” who just followed you has amassed, you might want to consider this: up to 30 percent of her followers could be fake.

The “fake followers” epidemic has been a problem on Twitter for some time, but it’s only in the past few weeks that it’s reached epic proportions.
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What Not To Do On Twitter: Create Fake Accounts To Show “Grassroots” Support For An Oil Pipeline

The oil industry is losing friends fast, and this latest Twitter stunt won’t win them back: The American Petroleum Institute (API) has been accused of creating more than a dozen fake Twitter accounts to promote a new pipeline.
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