Social Media Hints & Tips: Twitter Spammers

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Don't let fake followers clog your Twitter stream with SPAM!
Check out these tips on how to keep your Twitter stream clean....

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Social Media Hints & Tips: Twitter Spammers

  1. 1. SOCIAL MEDIAU N C LO GYO U R T W I T T E RSTREAMFROMSPAMMERSUPDATED 2013 WHITFIELD CONSULTING | SMB & NPO MARKETING @BIZCOMMUNICATOR
  2. 2. Suspicious followersNo profilepicture… orpicture ofa sexy youngwoman or man bitly or tinyurl Twitter handle is an shortened web link arbitrary mix of (although it is common practice to shorten long links, a spammer may characters be wanting to disguise their web name) WHITFIELD CONSULTING | SMB & NPO MARKETING @BIZCOMMUNICATOR
  3. 3. Click on their handle to look for more warning signsLow 0 ornumber disproportionateof tweets amount ofFew or followers vsa very large followingnumberfollowing Frequent posts in short span of time WHITFIELD CONSULTING | SMB & NPO MARKETING @BIZCOMMUNICATOR
  4. 4. How do you keep spammers out ofyour stream? Click for drop down menu Choose “Report for spam” option Yay! Now they are blocked and will be reported to Twitter as spam. WHITFIELD CONSULTING | SMB & NPO MARKETING @BIZCOMMUNICATOR
  5. 5. AND WATCH OUT FOR FAKEWARNING MESSAGES… WHITFIELD CONSULTING | SMB & NPO MARKETING @BIZCOMMUNICATOR
  6. 6. Is she a spammer? You bet! Block thistweep, and DON’T click on that link in thebio! • 0 Tweets • follows way too many • too few following • Profile pic is not likely the tweeter… • Link could carry virus and/or link you to more spam WHITFIELD CONSULTING | SMB & NPO MARKETING @BIZCOMMUNICATOR
  7. 7. KEEP YOUR TWITTER STREAM CLEAN!Don’t follow everyone that follows you until you have checked their profile.Don’t click on links unless you trust the originator.Block obvious spammers. WHITFIELD CONSULTING | SMB & NPO MARKETING @BIZCOMMUNICATOR
  8. 8. THANKS AND WATCH FOR MORE SOCIAL MEDIAHINTS & TIPS!WHITFIELD CONSULTINGHania WhitfieldHania@HaniaWhitfield.com 404.295.7755Follow: http://about.me/hwhitfield WHITFIELD CONSULTING | SMB & NPO MARKETING @BIZCOMMUNICATOR

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