- For the sake of keeping your account safe, we'll merely share with you a couple of screengrabs with the spam tweets.
- Twitter users everywhere are taking notice:
- — Clive Thompson (@pomeranian99)Wed, Jun 26 2013 10:38:26Wow, some Twitter spammer is launching a *flood* of bots today. I've been pinged three in the last hour, all hawking the same diet site.
- — Josh Sternberg (@joshsternberg)Wed, Jun 26 2013 10:17:02I'm noticing a TON of spam abt weight loss today. People's accts getting hijacked, it seems. Anyone else seeing this?
- — darren rovell (@darrenrovell)Wed, Jun 26 2013 10:09:55Starting to think the greatest future threat to Twitter is SPAM. Time for the company to invest resources quickly to stop it.
- — Anthony Gates (@AnthonyGates9)Sun, Jun 23 2013 18:36:43If u got a message from me adverting weight loss it's spam. You are perfect the way you are and you don't need to lose weight to prove it.
- CNBC has reached out to Twitter and will update this post if we hear back. Until then, enjoy this conspiracy theory: