New Twitter Anti-Spam Bot Causes Chaos
Did you notice a big drop in your Twitter follower numbers yesterday? It seems that the Twitter team recently decided to step up their Twitter spammer detection, and, in typical Twitter fashion, their algorithm sent the service haywire, leading to yet another sighting of the Fail Whale while the issue was resolved. Meanwhile, Twitterers everywhere were in an uproar over their lost follower counts.
Notice? It wiped mine clean out! They said lastnight they were trying to put everything back but that didn't happen. Do they not have a back up?