#MBC09 Peter Schink, 24.01.2009 The fabulous @jakobmierscheid – OR: Twitter is for SPAM
Twitter API is for SPAM Peter Schink, 05.06.2008
J.M.M.
Einstieg bei Twitter 30.12.2008
so many followers
1. ask some users <ul><li>All you need is one profile: </li></ul><ul><li>http://twitter.com/statuses/friends_timeline/user...
2. Use their social graph Collect friends,  friends of friends,  friends of friends of friends.
3. get your database jakobmierscheid is collecting… …  and looks into the locations.
4. find crowded locations
5. select some users jakobmierscheid is collecting… …  and has about 16,000 interesting german users.
5. Find new friends.
6. Thanks! every 7th user is following back.
some know…
…  others don’t.
Hype created.
done.
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Spam on Twitter is too easy. I created an account and became famous in three weeks. Hopefully the slideshow is warning Twitter to change their API?! It was first shown at Microblogging Conference #mbc09 in Hamburg, Germany on 01/24/2009

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Twitter Is For Spam

  1. #MBC09 Peter Schink, 24.01.2009 The fabulous @jakobmierscheid – OR: Twitter is for SPAM
  2. Twitter API is for SPAM Peter Schink, 05.06.2008
  3. J.M.M.
  4. Einstieg bei Twitter 30.12.2008
  5. so many followers
  6. 1. ask some users <ul><li>All you need is one profile: </li></ul><ul><li>http://twitter.com/statuses/friends_timeline/userXYZ.xml </li></ul><ul><li>What you get: </li></ul><ul><li>Names </li></ul><ul><li>IDs </li></ul><ul><li>Locations </li></ul><ul><li>Pictures </li></ul><ul><li>etc. </li></ul><ul><li>AND: more users!!! And more …and more. </li></ul>
  7. 2. Use their social graph Collect friends, friends of friends, friends of friends of friends.
  8. 3. get your database jakobmierscheid is collecting… … and looks into the locations.
  9. 4. find crowded locations
  10. 5. select some users jakobmierscheid is collecting… … and has about 16,000 interesting german users.
  11. 5. Find new friends.
  12. 6. Thanks! every 7th user is following back.
  13. some know…
  14. … others don’t.
  15. Hype created.
  16. done.

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