Archive for July, 2009

How Twitter Could Beat Spam

Quite simply, new accounts should not be allowed to have tweets with @replies in them show up in the streams of others, period. The reason for this is because spammers use new accounts as throwaways from which to crawl name lists and @reply to people with links to their crap. Now, there’s a possible problem […]

Twitterface: A Viral Marketing Concept

Far be it from me to be a proponent of “viral marketing” a lot of which amounts to nothing more than spam, but I think the idea for Twitterface is a lot more usefl than just blanketing people with garbage Tweets. Bear with the first half of the presentation if you know what Twitter is […]