Report spammers straight to Twitter

There is no official statement from Twitter just yet but Mark Hendrickson from TechCrunch said that Twitter has an anti-spamming system that Twitterers can use to report spammers at Twitter.

In order to use the anti-spamming system, Twitterers first must follow @spam, a Twitter profile that is managed by Twitter itself. Once you have done that, you can report spammers by sending:
* a direct message to @spam: @moneybagsnow is a spammer!
* a direct message from your phone using d+ username + message: d spam @carmoney, @cashnow is spam!
* a reply to @spam like so: @spam this is a spam account: @bigmoney5

Source: TechCrunch

Well, I have been using Twitter (follow me via @homebiss) for couples of months now and so far I haven’t receive any spam tweets just yet. I guess I’m lucky but I do know that spam is quite prevalent at Twitter at the moment. If you have been spammed at Twitter, you better start using @spam right away. Help others by reporting spammers and make Twitter a better place for everybody.

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