Social Media Spam Up 355% – “Like-jacking,” social bots, fake accounts

From January to June of 2013, there was a 355% growth of spam to the typical social media account, according to a recent study by Nexgate.

Simple text- and link-based posts were found to be the most popular types of social media spam, while “Like-jacking,” social bots, fake accounts, and “spammy apps” were the most prevalent forms of distribution.

Social Media – Social Media Spam Up 355% : MarketingProfs Article.