The replies and DMs sent to @spam are manually reviewed by our abuse support
staff at the moment.

Thanks,
Doug



On Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 5:58 PM, Zac Bowling <zbowl...@gmail.com> wrote:

>
> Is the @spam account monitored by a bot or a human?
>
> Zac Bowling
>
>
>
>
> On Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 5:34 PM, Jeffrey
> Greenberg<jeffreygreenb...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Alex, so you're saying that we ought to auto-report spamming that we
> > detect.
> >
> > And I guess we have to formulate some spam detection strategies of our
> > own...
> >
> > And obviously you're dealing with spam of different kinds already:
> > @spamming, follower spamming to name two of em... but can you speak to
> > this particular one which screws up search results?  Does Twitter do
> > spam detection on tweets?  I guess you should be somewhat secretive on
> > the approach so that spammers cannot workaround it easily, but can we
> > expect more aggressive filtering from Twitter itself or is this really
> > a full-blown app responsibility?
> >
> > Thanks.
> > jeffrey
> >
> > On Jul 7, 3:59 pm, Alex Payne <a...@twitter.com> wrote:
> >> Anyone can send a Direct Message to @spam with the username of a
> potential
> >> spammer. We factor those reports into our automated spam detection
> tools.
> >> We're well aware of the issue, and we appreciate the help.
> >>
> >> On Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 15:41, Jeffrey Greenberg
> >> <jeffreygreenb...@gmail.com>wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> > So i'm seeing a ton of tweet spam that appends the trending topics to
> >> > the tweet.  For example, "Hey here is myhttp://spam/1234Michael
> >> > Jackson MJ iran"
> >>
> >> > They get picked up by searches ( for instance see the search "stock
> >> > market" athttp://www.tweettronics.com )
> >>
> >> > What is Twitter doing or planning on doing to deal with this?  It has
> >> > been noted elsewhere that any tweet with 3 or more trending topics is
> >> > likely to be spam... Will Twiitter institute an automated spam
> >> > rejection through the API let alone through it's other interfaces?
> >>
> >> > I suppose we've entered the era of dealing with Twitter spam with all
> >> > our apps... ugh
> >>
> >> > Please advise
> >>
> >> > jeffrey greenberg
> >> >http://www.jeffrey-greenberg.com
> >> >http://www.tweettronics.com
> >>
> >> --
> >> Alex Payne - Platform Lead, Twitter, Inc.http://twitter.com/al3x
>

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