Tag Archives: Known

Twitter Suspends Several Accounts Known for ‘Tweetdecking’: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Several accounts were popular with hundreds of thousands of followers They were suspended for stealing tweets or mass-retweeting tweets Tweetdecking is an explicit violation of Twitter’s spam policy Continuing its tirade against the “tweetdeckers”,¬†Twitter¬†has suspended several popular accounts known for stealing tweets or mass-retweeting tweets into manufactured virality. According to Buzzfeed, accounts, including @Dory, @GirlPosts, @SoDamnTrue, Girl Code/@reiatabie, Common ... Read More »

Dropbox Confirms 2012 Breach Bigger Than Previously Known

Dropbox Confirms 2012 Breach Bigger Than Previously Known HIGHLIGHTS Dropbox in August asked users to reset their passwords Dropbox acknowledged a 2012 data breach compromising 69 million accounts However, the company says Dropbox accounts have not been misused Dropbox confirmed Wednesday that a data breach discovered and disclosed in 2012 was bigger than previously known and according to one report ... Read More »