One morning recently I went into my Twitter account and discovered that there were about 20 new spam followers. I spent about 3 minutes blocking them — 3 minutes that I would have enjoyed spending in almost any other way.
Twitter is a great tool. It’s sad that the people behind these “people” don’t have anything better to do with their time. I’m sure they make money out of it somehow, like many spammers do.
I’d be truly happy if all spammers were locked in a room with each other for a month — and their punishment would be to spam each other until their fingers wore out.