Well it seems that Twitter still has a few people on it that know how to work around the rules, and a few are far less pretty than the rest. There are a few who place up their advert with a link to their site , or page, or wherever they want you to go, and add on the end that it's by someone else. Now one of them did it using @_angelsblood, which is my twitter name, at the end. I have to be honest and say I was curious, so I clicked on the link. I was sent to something about someones early years, and the life they had led.
Well I can tell you it certainly wasn't me :). I sent a return tweet, letting the individual know that that site wasn't by me and he was breaking copyright laws, and aslo checked his twitter out. I wasn't all that surprised to see numerous other tweets pretty much the same, with a lot of other peoples names being used.
I posted up a public tweet to warn as many people as I could, but did recieve and answer from the individual in question. He tried to tell me that his Twitter account had been hacked and he didn't know what to do about it. I can't say I believed him, they were too uniform for it to be a hack, but I told him to contact Twitter. So far I've heard nothing else, though I will keep you posted if I do.
That doesn't seem to bad, I hear you say, and to be honest it's not, but it's not the worst either. Now I'm no prude, but to have my name linked to some really disturbing pictures was a shock. I can tell you now they were something I wouldn't want to see again, or have my name metioned in any way connected to them. Needless to say those I did report to Twitter.
I do think it a shame that that ordinary people are targeted by people like that, especially when all we're trying to do is use Twitter as it was intended to be used, but it seems there will always be people out there that are willing and able to take advantage.
What a sad state of affairs.
Oh well, rant over :), I'd better get back to work. Book two is on it's way, so stay tuned.
Best wishes to you all :)
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