Lovers.

I don’t even know what to say about this spam. Apparently it is still impossible/against the rules for spammers to use proper grammar and capitalize their “I”s , but at least the’ve moved on from the whole Nigerian Prince scam. While I clicked the link to localdatelink.com I couldn’t bring myself to register for the site so I could check out the profile for “wishfulthinking” because I don’t want more spam. 

Nice Spam

If you can’t read the email – I’ve copied and pasted the body of the email after the jump. Lovely stuff. 

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Unfollow.

I’m still on my Twitter kick…so my apologies to anyone who is not (yet) a fan of microblogging. There has been an increase lately with spammers and while I will follow back most who follow me, I will quickly unfriend someone if I suspect they’re spam (or really annoying). Do people who spam actually click on spam links, open ‘junk mail’ or get annoyed by it all? 

I think you might be a spammer (or really annoying) if:

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Spam.

There is a lot of argument amongst advertisers, social media users and the online gurus as to where advertising stands in the lines of social media.

  • Is it really ok to make your brand a “friend” or to ask people to become your “fan”?
  • Do banner ads and text ads intrude on the social space on the web?
  • What does engagement really mean?
  • Do social media users respond to advertising while in the midst of a conversation with their friends Can social media really monetize itself and prove that their worth the billions of dollars marked on their price tags?

Honestly, I have no flippin clue to any of those answers.

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