There’s been so much talk about Twitter spam recently that it’s hard to feel the spammers are trying to take control.
Here’s a classic example of sneaky spam – the kind of spam that is frustrating because it doesn’t come across as spam.
At first glance, it looks legit because who wouldn’t be interested in an evaluation of social media monitoring tools. (Note: In hindsight, the numbers within the username were a dead giveaway for a spammer.)
If you click on the link, it opens this page, an ad for Social Blaster, which is a for-sale tool to manage multiple accounts on a variety of social media networks and sell more stuff.
(No link for you, Social Blaster!)
More: If you’re interested in how to reduce Twitter spam, check out this post I did on Twitterrati, which features a variety of services.