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Blogshare: Fake Twitter Followers Become Multimillion-Dollar Business

Written on
April 8th 2013
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS – Last fall, we ran an article on social media’s “black market”: companies that promise to provide large quantities of Twitter follows and Facebook fans. This past Friday, The New York Times reported that despite that kind of media attention, which focused primarily on an unexplained, precipitous jump in ... more...

Exposing Social Media’s Black Market: Buying Your Popularity on Twitter & Facebook

Written on
November 1st 2012
Author
Richard L. Tso

Think it doesn’t work? According to Gizmodo, it does, but you might be ruining your online reputation in the process. Just do a quick online search for “buy Twitter followers” and you will discover over a dozen companies that sell Twitter followers as well as Facebook likes and YouTube ... more...