· *A recent Twitter crackdown on 'locked' accounts meant that high-profile users lost millions of followers overnight.*
· *Katy Perry, Justin Bieber and Barack Obama each lost more than two million.. Business Insider
The LA Chargers only moved 120 miles up the 405 freeway this season, but their fans south of the city did not seem to travel up to attend the games. Each home game this year was mostly dominated by the..
Twitter often feels like the digital equivalent of a swamp. The Russians used the service to disrupt the 2016 election. Famous people buy fake followers to make themselves seem more famous. Prominent.. SFGate
Twitter board member Martha Lane Fox didn't deny having fake followers on the company's network after a New York Times investigation exposed her. She blamed it on a "rogue employee."
But in regards.. Mashable
Carrot Creative was a success story. The digital advertising agency was founded by three college students in a Connecticut basement in 2005, and it hustled its way to the top, eventually being bought.. Business Insider
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Eric Schneiderman, New York State Attorney General, about his investigation of a company selling fake followers on social media. Some of the profiles being used have.. NPR
This is so thirsty! Remember last year when we found out half of Donald Trump's followers on Twitter were just bots (and we now know probably Russian ones)?? He was far from the only big name with a.. Perez Hilton
The post Twitter Users are Buying.. WebProNews
Twitter bots are bad enough by themselves, but it's worse when they're built using real info -- and New York wants to clamp down. State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has opened an investigation.. TUAW