Marketers exploit loophole to bombard Twitter users with spam lists

Yesterday afternoon a large number of Twitter users began to notice that they were being added to a bunch of oddly named Twitter lists. Lists are normally used to group Twitter users by interest: “tech writers” or “top chefs.” In this case, however, the lists had spammy names like GTA 5 Giveaway, Ashton Kutcher’s Phone Number, and Candy Crush Saga Hack.

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