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Twitter Isn’t Killing Spammers, It’s Reforming Them – But Will They Re-offend?

As we told you three weeks ago, the result of Twitter’s court battle with one “spammer,” TweetAdder, had a pretty positive result. TweetAdder has been reformed! Halleluhiah!

Twitter’s new API leaves chance for little else, of course – beyond complete destruction, so this isn’t really a surprise. But it IS something to pay attention to, because maybe Twitter isn’t as mean as it would have us believe. And if IT can give spammers a chance at redemption, can’t we all?

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Twitter Settles Suit With TweetAdder, Allowing Tool Once Labeled As Spam Continued Access

You don’t hear it a lot, but one by-product of Twitter’s new API restrictions is the affect it will have on tools typically regarded as spammers.

They’re either disappearing (for the most part) or following the straight and narrow.

One such tool, that Twitter took to court not too long ago, just announced updates that will put it in compliance with the new and improved Twitter. And its capabilities look pretty handy!

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