Aug 262012
 

Recently a number of accounts have started cropping up on Twitter, no followers, identical or very similar profiles, no or few previous posts, all spamming the bullshit Burzynski movie. When a dozen happen at once and thirty minutes later the accounts are terminated, it’s a fair bet that this is a spam / astroturfing campaign.

What mystifies me is that the people responsible think this is going to help. They are almost certainly known under other names in the #Burzynski hashtag, which is festering with people madly shilling the unproven Burzynski “antineoplaston” cancer treatment.

Here is a complete list of all the atroturfing spammers who are representing legitimate causes:

 

 

Yes, Burzynski trolls, if you are pitching at making your guru look like a quack and a fraud, this is a great way of doing it.

  2 Responses to “Burzynski: Spamming for extra credibility”

  1. These look like the type of fake Twitter accounts you can buy by the hundred these days. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/9500730/Millions-of-fake-Twitter-accounts-boost-wannabe-celebrities.html

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