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Is That Email Really From Twitter? Most Likely, Yes

Hackers and phishers and spammers and zombies are always coming up with ways to get your personal information, but Twitter wants you to know that when you receive an email from it’s a the real deal. Probably.

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Twitter ‘User For The Month’ Scam

You’ve seen all the Twitter spam messages by now, we imagine, and you know to ignore them. You won’t get rich quick, lose tons of weight or win a free iPad when you click that link. And you know that claims of a negative post or picture of you are false.

We have another to add to the list: Twitter User for the Month.

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Need Tech Support? Don’t Dial 1-800-TWITTER (Unless You’re Really Into Heavy Breathing)

Over the past 13 years, a little-known company has been quietly buying up new or abandoned 1-800 telephone numbers in the USA and Canada, and has now gained control of some 1.7 million, many of which are household names.

The catch? 1-800 is meant to be a toll free call, but many of these numbers are now redirecting innocent callers to a $2.99/minute phone sex line. And one of them is 1-800-TWITTER.

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