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twam

(TWitter spAM) Too many ads or links to suspicious sites on a Twitter message. See Twitterese.
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Twitter generally suspends hacked accounts or those which have been flagged for sending abusive or spam tweets. The social network has been actively suspending accounts recently, including many accounts last week related to the white nationalist "(http://www.ibtimes.com/numerous-twitter-alt-right-accounts-were-suspended-which-ones-2447072) alt-right " movement. The heads of various companies have suffered from hacking in the past.
Not only individuals write those spam tweets but also designed tweet generator tools are used to carry out this annoying and potentially malicious activity.
[12] presented an example of this approach in which they detected spam tweets without any previous user information but by using contextual features obtained by natural language processing.
[15] proposed a three step solution in which they firstly look for malicious links provided by Twitter database, secondly they look for pattern similarities between spam tweets and original tweets and finally they construct a bipartite network between users and corresponding tweets.
Just recently our fandom had garnered around 4 million tweets (#OTWOLTheLastFlight) for the finale of our idols' show 'On the Wings of Love, which probably caused the misconception regarding the spam tweets, the group said in the petition.
When tweets are searched, Twitter filters them based on what Twitter deems as "quality tweets." While this definitely helps with spam tweets, sometimes tweets of actual quality can be caught in the crossfire.
* IL activity--Analyze a set of spam tweets and who is tweeting them.