It’s nearly impossible to avoid spam on the Internet, but Twitter is trying to do something about it, at least on the microblogging website. In a blog post Tuesday, the company announced the amount of tweets sent out a day is 1%, which is an incredible task.
During the same time last year, spam on Twitter took up roughly 7% of the microblogging website. And in August of this past year, spam on Twitter hit an all time high, with close to 11% of tweets. So, to only have 1% of spam taking up your site is an accomplishment. But Twitter says they are going to continue their efforts to getting rid of spam all together. (more…)