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Seems Twitter is all a Twutter

I know there is no such word as Twutter. For silliness in the news , it would appear that millions of followers from dozens of prominent Twitter accounts have disappeared in recent days. 1,796 more words

Twitter Followers Vanish Amid Inquiries Into Fake Accounts

Federal and state authorities are investigating the sellers of
artificial followers and other fraudulent social media engagement.

More than a million followers have disappeared from the accounts of dozens of prominent Twitter users in recent days as the company faces growing criticism over the proliferation of fake accounts and scrutiny from federal and state inquiries into the shadowy firms that sell fake followers. 126 more words

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Demand for fake followers drives bot black market

If you’re a regular internet user, you may have noticed that said internet is swarming with bots. Yet the extent of the presence of fake accounts on platforms like Twitter may be greater –and more organized– than many previously thought. 651 more words

Fake accounts, lies & Indian nationalism-- A Case study on the Trio

A nation over-run by non-Caucasian races, is in serious identity crisis. Their poor, war torn neighbors look gorgeous — Indians are desperate , ashamed, jealous & angered by this fact,  at the same time.  761 more words

Wells Fargo fake bank accounts

In September 2016, Wells Fargo (an American international bank) announced that their employees had opened millions of unauthorized bank accounts. The unauthorized accounts were created in order for employees to boost their sales figures, earning them more money. 29 more words

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Wells Fargo’s board has spent more than half a million dollars on lobbyists in the past year

31 October 2017 | Deon Roberts | Charlotte Observer

“Wells Fargo’s board has spent more than half a million dollars on lobbyists in the past year as it’s pushed to move past a major sales scandal over fake accounts, new disclosures show. 662 more words

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