Posted on 25th Aug 2009 at 10:02 by Richard Swinburne with 4 comments
We've starred out the names because we don't want to give this rotten spammer publicity - essentially, he runs a service that purports to allow people to buy Twitter followers.
Contact: Leon XXXXXX
CEO – XXXXXX.net
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TWITTER ATTEMPTS TO SHUT DOWN XXXXXX
Twitter has recently moved to shut down web promotions company XXXXXX.net, by claiming the advertising agency is “spamming”.
According to XXXXXX CEO Leon XXXXXX, Twitter recently sent accusations via a brand-management organisation that XXXXXX are using Twitter for spam purposes. Despite this, XXXXXX say the claims are false.
“The definition of spam is using electronic messaging to send unsolicited communication and as we don’t use Twitter for this, the claims are false.” Said XXXXXX.
XXXXXX believe the claims are due to a service the company sells which allows clients to purchase packages of followers to increase their viewership on the site.
“The people at Twitter who are sending these claims are just flailing around trying to look for any excuse they can, though it’s going to take much more than this if they want us to pack up shop.” Said XXXXXX. “We’re not going away that easily.”